how to pronounce blacktop


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blacktop is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… Hazel Dell blacktop and it's still there …”

meanings of blacktop


  1. A road so paved.
  2. Asphalt concrete or similar bituminous black paving material used for the surface of roads (e.g., tarmacadam, tarmac).


  1. To pave with blacktop.

blacktop frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word blacktop occurs in english on average 0.3 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 blacktop 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 blacktop can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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