how to pronounce burglar


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burglar is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… example an armed burglar who when …”

meanings of burglar


  1. A person who breaks in to premises with the intent of committing theft.


  1. To commit burglary; to burgle.

burglar frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word burglar occurs in english on average 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.

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