how to pronounce crossroad


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crossroad is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… view of this crossroad that has a …”

meanings of crossroad


  1. A road that crosses another.
  2. A crossroads (place where one road crosses another).

crossroad frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word crossroad 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 crossroad 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 crossroad can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to crossroad


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