how to pronounce gatekeeper


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gatekeeper is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… function you are the gatekeeper because …”

meanings of gatekeeper


  1. A person who guards or monitors passage through a gate.
  2. A common orange and brown butterfly with eyespots, Pyronia tithonus, of the family Nymphalidae.
  3. A person or group who controls access to something or somebody.

gatekeeper frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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