how to pronounce buzzword


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buzzword is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… chicken buzzword but for some chefs it's …”

meanings of buzzword


  1. A word drawn from or imitative of technical jargon, and often rendered meaningless and fashionable through abuse by non-technical persons in a seeming show of familiarity with the subject.

buzzword frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word buzzword occurs in english on average 0.7 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 buzzword 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 buzzword can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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