how to pronounce battlement


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battlement is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of battlement


  1. The towering roof of heaven.
  2. Any high wall for defense.
  3. In fortification: an indented parapet, formed by a series of rising members called cops or merlons, separated by openings called crenelles or embrasures, the soldier sheltering himself behind the merlon while he fires through the embrasure or through a loophole in the battlement.

battlement frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word battlement occurs in english on average 0.1 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.

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