how to pronounce headstone


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headstone is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… touch the headstone it's a really steep …”

meanings of headstone


  1. A gravestone, a grave marker: a monument traditionally made of stone placed at the head of a grave.
  2. The cornerstone or principal stone of a building.

headstone frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word headstone occurs in english on average 1.3 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.

topics headstone 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 headstone can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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