how to pronounce burnout


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burnout is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… is burnout with family law attorneys and …”

meanings of burnout


  1. Using the throttle to spin the wheels of a vehicle being held stationary, causing the spinning tires to produce smoke and burn rubber.
  2. The failure of an electrical device, usually through overheating due to the application of excessive power.
  3. A marijuana addict; one whose brains have been burned out.
  4. The shutoff of a rocket motor following the complete exhaustion of its fuel supply, or having been irreversibly throttled after the application of a planned delta-v.
  5. The experience of long-term exhaustion and diminished interest, especially in one's career.

burnout frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word burnout occurs in english on average 1.1 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.

topics burnout 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 burnout can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

2) transport and travel;

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