how to pronounce blacktop

/ˈblækˌtɑːp/

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blacktop is pronounced in two syllables

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blæktɑːp

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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

noun:

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

verb:

  1. To pave with blacktop.

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