how to pronounce headgear


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headgear is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… related to headgear that aren't focused …”

meanings of headgear


  1. Anything worn on the head, such as a helmet.
  2. The rigging on the foresail.
  3. A type of orthodontic appliance attached to dental braces that aids in correcting severe bite problems.
  4. The harness that fits on a horse's head.
  5. The lifting gear at the head of a mine or deep well.

headgear frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word headgear occurs in english on average 0.3 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.

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