how to pronounce floodplain


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floodplain is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the idea was let the floodplain be a …”

meanings of floodplain


  1. An alluvial plain that may or may not experience occasional or periodic flooding.

floodplain frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to floodplain


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