how to pronounce concertina


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concertina is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of concertina


  1. A type of booklet label, consisting of up to 32 pages of booklet as an insert.
  2. A musical instrument, like the various accordions, that is a member of the free-reed family of musical instruments, typically having buttons on both ends.
  3. Something resembling a concertina, such as a folded book, a bus door or a set of picture frames that are folded together.
  4. Coiled barbed wire for use as an obstacle.


  1. To become compressed into a shape reminiscent of a concertina.
  2. To be drawn closer and farther apart repeatedly, or up and down, as if situated on a working concertina's folds.

concertina frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word concertina occurs in english on average 0.2 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.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

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