how to pronounce badlands


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badlands is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… Netflix into the Badlands for the last …”

meanings of badlands


  1. An arid terrain characterized by severe erosion of sedimentary rocks.


  1. Badlands National Park, a national park in South Dakota.

badlands frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word badlands occurs in english on average 0.6 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 badlands 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 badlands can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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