how to pronounce brakeman


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brakeman is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of brakeman


  1. A railroad employee responsible for a train's brakes, couplings etc.
  2. A person who pulls the brake lever in the sport of bobsleigh.
  3. A person employed to work the steam engine or other machinery that raises the coal from the mine.

brakeman frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word brakeman occurs in english on average 0.1 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 brakeman 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 brakeman can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

3) transport and travel;

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