how to pronounce flotsam


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flotsam is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of flotsam


  1. Debris floating in a river or sea, in particular fragments from a shipwreck.

flotsam frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word flotsam occurs in english on average 0.5 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 flotsam 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 flotsam can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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