how to pronounce buccaneer


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buccaneer is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of buccaneer


  1. A pirate.
  2. Any of a group of seamen who cruised on their own account on the Spanish Main and in the Pacific in the 17th century, who were similar to pirates but did not prey on ships of their own nation.


  1. To engage in piracy against any but one's own nation's ships.

buccaneer frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word buccaneer occurs in english on average 0.2 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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