how to pronounce briefcase


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briefcase is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… one briefcase out of around 26 options …”

meanings of briefcase


  1. A case used for carrying documents, especially for business.
  2. In Microsoft Windows, a folder that supports file synchronization between itself and another folder.

briefcase frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word briefcase 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.

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