how to pronounce billboard


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the above transcription of billboard 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.

billboard is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of billboard


  1. A flat surface, such as a panel or fence, on which bills are posted; a bulletin board.
  2. A piece of thick plank, armed with iron plates, and fixed on the bow or fore-channels of a vessel, for the bill or fluke of the anchor to rest on.
  3. A sprite that always faces the screen, no matter which direction it is looked at from.
  4. A very large outdoor sign, generally used for advertising.


  1. The music charts published by Billboard magazine.

billboard frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word billboard occurs in english on average 5 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 billboard 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 billboard can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) transport and travel;

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