how to pronounce journeyman


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journeyman is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… ideas for every 5 journeyman that retire …”

meanings of journeyman


  1. A player who plays on many different teams during the course of his career.
  2. A competent but undistinguished tradesman, especially one who works, and is paid by the day.
  3. A tradesman who has served an apprenticeship and is employed by a master tradesman.

journeyman frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word journeyman occurs in english on average 0.4 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 journeyman 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 journeyman can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) people, society, and culture;

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