how to pronounce signpost


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signpost is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of signpost in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… the opportunity to signpost whether it's …”

meanings of signpost


  1. To indicate logical progress of a discourse using words or phrases such as now, right, to recap, to sum up, as I was saying, etc.
  2. To signal, as if with a signpost.
  3. To direct (somebody) to services, resources, etc.
  4. To install signposts on.


  1. A post bearing a sign that gives information on directions.
  2. A word or phrase within a clue that serves as an indicator, rather than being fodder.

signpost frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word signpost occurs in english on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics signpost can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that signpost can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to signpost


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