how to pronounce battleship


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the above transcription of battleship 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.

battleship is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… Yamato the most powerful battleship ever …”

meanings of battleship


  1. A guessing game played on grid paper, see Battleship (game).
  2. Large capital warship displacing tens of thousands of tons, heavily armoured and armed with big guns. Battleships are now obsolescent, replaced by smaller vessels with guided missiles. Types: dreadnought, pre-dreadnought.
  3. Non-functional rocket stage, used for configuration and integration tests.

battleship frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word battleship occurs in english on average 1.7 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 battleship 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 battleship can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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