how to pronounce houseboat


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the above transcription of houseboat 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.

houseboat is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… for months houseboat owners had to …”

meanings of houseboat


  1. A vessel, such as a barge, used as a dwelling.

houseboat frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word houseboat occurs in english on average 0.5 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 houseboat 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 houseboat can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to houseboat


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