how to pronounce barracks


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barracks is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… local police barracks and nursing homes …”

meanings of barracks


  1. Plural of barrack.
  2. A group of buildings used by military personnel as housing.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of barrack.

barracks frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word barracks occurs in english on average 1.3 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 barracks 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 barracks can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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