how to pronounce dragnet


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dragnet is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… like dragnet break through the sand or …”

meanings of dragnet


  1. A net dragged across the bottom of a body of water.
  2. Heightened efforts by law-enforcement personnel to capture suspects.


  1. To drag a net across the bottom of a body of water.
  2. To make heightened efforts to catch a suspect.

dragnet frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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