how to pronounce squander


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squander is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… member who would squander a billion …”

meanings of squander


  1. To wander at random; to scatter.
  2. To waste, lavish, splurge; to spend lavishly or profusely; to dissipate.
  3. To scatter; to disperse.

squander frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word squander occurs in english on average 0.5 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 squander 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 squander can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with squander


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