how to pronounce barrack


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barrack is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and we had taken back to the barrack and …”

meanings of barrack


  1. A building for soldiers, especially within a garrison; originally referred to temporary huts, now usually to a permanent structure or set of buildings.
  2. A (structure with a) movable roof sliding on four posts, to cover hay, straw, etc.
  3. A primitive structure resembling a long shed or barn for (usually temporary) housing or other purposes.
  4. A police station.
  5. Any very plain, monotonous, or ugly large building.


  1. To jeer and heckle; to attempt to disconcert by verbal means.
  2. To cheer for or support a team.
  3. To live in barracks.
  4. To house military personnel; to quarter.


  1. A male given name.

barrack frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) transport and travel;

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