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fast-forward

fast-for·ward
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fast, fahst fawr-werd]
    • /fæst, fɑst ˈfɔr wərd/
    • /fɑːst ˈfɔːwəd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fast, fahst fawr-werd]
    • /fæst, fɑst ˈfɔr wərd/

Definitions of fast-forward word

  • noun fast-forward a function of an audio or video recorder or player, as a cassette deck or DVR, that allows the content to be advanced rapidly. 1
  • noun fast-forward the button or other control that activates this function. 1
  • verb fast-forward Alternative spelling of fast forward. 0

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Origin of fast-forward

First appearance:

before 1945
One of the 6% newest English words
First recorded in 1945-50

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Fast-forward

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fast-forward popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 69% 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.

Synonyms for fast-forward

noun fast-forward

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