how to pronounce broadside


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broadside is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of broadside


  1. A large sheet of paper, printed on one side and folded.
  2. The printed lyrics of a folk song or ballad; a broadsheet.
  3. A forceful attack, be it written or spoken.
  4. One side of a ship above the water line; all the guns on one side of a warship; their simultaneous firing.


  1. Sideways; with the side turned to the direction of some object.


  1. To collide with something sideways on.

broadside frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word broadside occurs in english on average 0.6 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 broadside 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 broadside can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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