how to pronounce bombardment


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bombardment is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… earlier wars of invasion bombardment and …”

meanings of bombardment


  1. The act of bombing, especially towns or cities.
  2. The incidence of an intense stream of high-energy particles directed at a substance.
  3. Heavy artillery fire.

bombardment frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bombardment occurs in english on average 0.9 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.

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