how to pronounce ballistic


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the above transcription of ballistic 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.

ballistic is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… the ballistic missile submarine goes for …”

meanings of ballistic


  1. Or relating to projectiles moving under their own momentum, air drag, gravity and sometimes rocket power.
  2. Or relating to ballistics.
  3. Very angry.

ballistic frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ballistic occurs in english on average 1.7 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 ballistic 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 ballistic can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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