how to pronounce bight


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bight is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… Great Australian Bight if you get cameo …”

meanings of bight


  1. A curve in a rope.
  2. A bend or curve in a coastline, river, or other geographical feature.
  3. A corner, bend, or angle; a hollow.
  4. An area of sea lying between two promontories, larger than a bay, wider than a gulf.

bight frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bight occurs in english on average 0.2 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 bight 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 bight can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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