how to pronounce barbell


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the above transcription of barbell 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.

barbell is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… you know having a barbell right we want …”

meanings of barbell


  1. A wide steel bar with premeasured weights affixed to either end, with the central span open for the hands of the weightlifter.

barbell frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word barbell occurs in english on average 0.3 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 barbell 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 barbell can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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