how to pronounce fallout


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fallout is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… assent to or the fallout from a lot of …”

meanings of fallout


  1. A negative side effect; an undesirable or unexpected consequence.
  2. The particles themselves.
  3. The person who declines such an offer.
  4. An impromptu guest used to fill in for another guest spot who is a no show or who has cancelled last minute.
  5. A declined offer in a sales transaction when acceptance was presumed.
  6. The event of small airborne particles falling to the ground in significant quantities as a result of major industrial activity, volcano eruption, sandstorm, nuclear explosion, etc.

fallout frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word fallout occurs in english on average 3.1 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 fallout 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 fallout can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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