how to pronounce catchment


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catchment is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… so school is a natural catchment area …”

meanings of catchment


  1. Any structure or land feature which catches and holds water; the collection of such water.
  2. A catchment area, or the people it serves.


  1. To divide into catchment areas.

catchment frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word catchment occurs in english on average 0.5 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 catchment 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 catchment can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with catchment


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