how to pronounce drawback

/ˈdɹɔːˌbæk/

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the above transcription of drawback 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.

drawback frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word drawback occurs in english on average 1.2 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.

drawback is pronounced in two syllables

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dɹɔːbæk

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

“… you so obviously this is a drawback that …”

meanings of drawback

noun:

  1. A disadvantage; something that detracts or takes away.
  2. A partial refund of an import fee, as when goods are re-exported from the country that collected the fee.
  3. The inhalation of a lungful of smoke from a cigarette.

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