how to pronounce bobbin


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the above transcription of bobbin 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.

bobbin is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and magazine spreads bobbin was largely …”

meanings of bobbin


  1. In a sewing machine, the small spool that holds the lower thread.
  2. The little rounded piece of wood at the end of a latch string, which is pulled to raise the latch.
  3. A spool or cylinder around which wire is coiled.
  4. A fine cord or narrow braid.

bobbin frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bobbin occurs in english on average 1.2 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 bobbin 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 bobbin can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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