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clock-hour

clock-hour
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [klok ouuh r, ou-er]
    • /klɒk aʊər, ˈaʊ ər/
    • /klɒk ˈaʊə(r)/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klok ouuh r, ou-er]
    • /klɒk aʊər, ˈaʊ ər/

Definition of clock-hour word

  • noun clock-hour a full 60-minute period, as of class instruction or therapeutic consultation. Compare hour (def 11). 1

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Origin of clock-hour

First appearance:

before 1870
One of the 26% newest English words
First recorded in 1870-75

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Parts of speech for Clock-hour

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

clock-hour popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 51% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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