how to pronounce firebrand


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the above transcription of firebrand 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.

firebrand is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… the early 1970s firebrand I mean she …”

meanings of firebrand


  1. A torch or other burning stick with a flame at one end.
  2. An argumentative troublemaker or revolutionary; one who agitates against the current situation.

firebrand frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word firebrand occurs in english on average 0.7 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 firebrand 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 firebrand can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to firebrand


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