how to pronounce chessboard


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chessboard is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of chessboard


  1. A mathematical construction based on this pattern of squares.
  2. The square board used in the game of chess, subdivided into eight rows of eight squares each, the squares in each row and column being of alternating colours.

chessboard frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word chessboard occurs in english on average 0.4 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 chessboard 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 chessboard can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to chessboard


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