how to pronounce candlestick


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candlestick is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of candlestick


  1. To adorn with candlesticks.
  2. To catch on fire, so that the chute resembles a tapered candle with a flame on top.
  3. To form a tall, thin, tapering shape similar to a candle.
  4. To analyze stock behavior using Japanese candlestick charts.


  1. A holder with a socket or spike for a candle.
  2. A color-coded bar showing the open and closing price of a stock on a Japanese candlestick chart.
  3. A gymnastics move in which the legs are pointed vertically upward.

candlestick frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word candlestick occurs in english on average 1.2 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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