how to pronounce deadbeat


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the above transcription of deadbeat is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

deadbeat is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… have a deadbeat boyfriend whatever it is …”

meaning of deadbeat

Deadbeat is a person who does not pay their debts.

deadbeat frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to deadbeat


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