how to pronounce halftime


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the above transcription of halftime 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.

halftime is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and 40 degrees by halftime 39 degrees …”

meaning of halftime

Halftime is the time in a sporting event when the game is stopped and the players are given a break.

halftime frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word halftime occurs in english on average 0.9 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 halftime 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 halftime can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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