how to pronounce destroyer


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destroyer is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… hovering above a navy destroyer this is …”

meanings of destroyer


  1. That which destroys something.
  2. A small, fast warship with light armament, smaller than a cruiser, but bigger than a frigate.

destroyer frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word destroyer occurs in english on average 2.1 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 destroyer 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 destroyer can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words that rhyme with destroyer


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