how to pronounce headwind


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headwind is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… never mind when you have a headwind like …”

meanings of headwind


  1. A wind that blows directly against the course of a vehicle, like an aircraft, train, or ship.

headwind frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word headwind occurs in english on average 0.2 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 headwind 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 headwind can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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