how to pronounce nonplusultra


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nonplusultra is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of nonplusultra in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:

“… das nonplusultra des erfolges des …”

meanings of nonplusultra


  1. Ultimate, ne plus ultra, the very best (of something).

nonplusultra frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word nonplusultra occurs in german on average 0.6 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.

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