how to pronounce breastplate


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the above transcription of breastplate 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.

breastplate is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… ornamental breastplate with you guessed …”

meanings of breastplate


  1. A piece of silicone in the shape of women's breasts worn by drag queens and other female impersonators to simulate a female body shape.
  2. A piece of horse tack designed to prevent the saddle slipping backwards.
  3. An embroidered square of linen worn on the breast of the Jewish high priest, bearing twelve precious stones, each inscribed with the name of one of the tribes of Israel.
  4. A piece of armor that covers the chest.

breastplate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word breastplate occurs in english on average 0.3 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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