how to pronounce arsenal


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arsenal is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… this arsenal of relatively heavy duty …”

meanings of arsenal


  1. A stock of weapons, especially all the weapons that a nation possesses.
  2. Any supply of aid collected to prepare a person or army for hardship.
  3. A military establishment for the storing, development, manufacturing, testing, or repairing of arms, ammunition, and other war materiel; an armoury.
  4. A store or supply of anything.


  1. The Arsenal football club.

arsenal frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word arsenal occurs in english on average 11 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.

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