how to pronounce burlap


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the above transcription of burlap is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

burlap is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… Worden's head in a burlap sack Bernice …”

meanings of burlap


  1. A very strong, coarse cloth, made from jute, flax, or hemp, and used to make sacks, etc.

burlap frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word burlap occurs in english on average 2.8 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 burlap 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 burlap can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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