how to pronounce ballpark


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ballpark is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… animal ballpark or just as microbes …”

meanings of ballpark


  1. A field, stadium or park where ball, especially baseball, is played.
  2. The general vicinity; somewhere close; a broad approximation.


  1. Approximate; close; on the right order of magnitude.


  1. To make a rough estimate of.

ballpark frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word ballpark occurs in english on average 1.9 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 ballpark 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 ballpark can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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