how to pronounce brinkmanship


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brinkmanship is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of brinkmanship


  1. Pursuit of an advantage by appearing to be willing to risk a dangerous policy rather than concede a point.

brinkmanship frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word brinkmanship 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 brinkmanship 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 brinkmanship can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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