how to pronounce airbag


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the above transcription of airbag is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

airbag is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… wheel and the airbag went off I'd be …”

meanings of airbag


  1. A person who talks too much; a windbag or gossip.
  2. A similar inflated bag used in performing stunts, etc.
  3. A protective system in automobiles in which when a crash occurs, a bag containing nitrogen, formed by the explosive decomposition of sodium azide, quickly inflates in front of the driver or passenger, preventing injury to the head. Side air bags, including the back seat passengers, also prevent injury.

airbag frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word airbag occurs in english on average 0.2 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 airbag 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 airbag can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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