how to pronounce esplanade


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esplanade is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… couldn't bring to the esplanade for the …”

meanings of esplanade


  1. The glacis of the counterscarp, or the slope of the parapet of the covered way toward the country.
  2. Any clear, level space used for public walks or drives; especially, a terrace by the seaside.
  3. A clear space between a citadel and the nearest houses of the town.
  4. A grass plat; a lawn.

esplanade frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) transport and travel;

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