how to pronounce blitzkrieg


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blitzkrieg is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… called blitzkrieg or lightning war the …”

meanings of blitzkrieg


  1. A fast, sudden military offensive, usually combining ground forces with air support.

blitzkrieg frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word blitzkrieg occurs in english on average 0.4 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.

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