how to pronounce featherweight


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featherweight is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of featherweight


  1. A sportsman who fights in this division.
  2. The lightest weight that may be carried by a racehorse.
  3. A weight class in many combat sports; e.g. in professional boxing of a maximum of 126 pounds or 57.2 kilograms.

featherweight frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word featherweight occurs in english on average 0.4 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 featherweight 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 featherweight can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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