how to pronounce ballade


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ballade is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of ballade


  1. Any of various genres of single-movement musical pieces having lyrical and narrative elements.
  2. A poem of one or more triplets of seven- or eight-line stanzas, each ending with the same line as refrain, and usually an envoi; more generally, any poem in stanzas of equal length.

ballade frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ballade 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 ballade 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 ballade can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to ballade


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