how to pronounce boulder


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boulder is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of boulder


  1. An unincorporated community in Clinton County, Illinois, United States.
  2. A home rule municipality, the county seat of Boulder County, Colorado, United States.
  3. A town in Western Australia, merged with Kalgoorlie in 1989.
  4. An unincorporated community in Barbour County, West Virginia, United States.
  5. A census-designated place in Sublette County, Wyoming, United States.
  6. A town, the county seat of Jefferson County, Montana, United States.
  7. A small town in Garfield County, Utah, United States.


  1. A session of bouldering; involvement in bouldering.
  2. A particle greater than 256 mm in diameter, following the Wentworth scale.
  3. A large marble, in children's games.
  4. A large mass of stone detached from the surrounding land.


  1. To engage in bouldering.

boulder frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word boulder occurs in english on average 3.8 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 boulder 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 boulder can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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