how to pronounce jettison


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jettison is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… of stress can jettison this consensus …”

meanings of jettison


  1. Items that have been or are about to be ejected from a boat or balloon.
  2. The action of jettisoning items.


  1. To eject from a boat, submarine, aircraft, spaceship or hot-air balloon, so as to lighten the load.
  2. To let go or get rid of as being useless or defective.

jettison frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word jettison 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 jettison 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 jettison can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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