how to pronounce burdens


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burdens is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… carrying their own burdens while white …”

meanings of burdens


  1. Plural of burden.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of burden.


  1. Plural of Burden.

burdens frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word burdens occurs in english on average 2.9 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 burdens 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 burdens can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to burdens


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