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blitz is pronounced in one syllable
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video examples of blitz pronunciation
An example use of blitz in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… over here we got blitz ball football and …”
meanings of blitz
A play in which additional defenders beyond the defensive linemen rush the passer.
Ellipsis of blitz chess, a form of chess with a short time limit for moves.
A swift and overwhelming attack or effort.
A sudden attack, especially an air raid; usually with reference to the Blitz.
To do something quickly or in one session.
To purée or chop (food products) using a food processor or blender.
To attack quickly or suddenly, as by an air raid or similar action.
To perform a blitz.
The series of air raids launched on various cities in Great Britain by the German air force in 1940-41 during World War II.
blitz frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR
the word blitz occurs in english on average 2.9 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.