how to pronounce doornail


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doornail is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of doornail


  1. A nail with a wide head, traditionally used in the construction and ornamentation of wooden doors.

doornail frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word doornail occurs in english on average 0.1 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.

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