how to pronounce aboard


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aboard is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of aboard in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… 1969 the flight also carried aboard a …”

meanings of aboard


  1. Into a team, group, or company.
  2. Alongside.
  3. On or onto a horse, a camel, etc.
  4. On base.
  5. On board; into or within a ship or boat; hence, into or within a railway car.


  1. On board of; onto or into a ship, boat, train, plane. We all went aboard the ship.
  2. Onto a horse.
  3. Across; athwart; alongside.

aboard frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word aboard occurs in english on average 7.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics aboard 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 aboard can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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