how to pronounce landfill


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landfill is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… thrown away in a landfill one reason for …”

meanings of landfill


  1. A site at which refuse is buried under layers of earth.
  2. The material so disposed of.


  1. To dispose of (garbage) by burying it at a landfill site.

landfill frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word landfill occurs in english on average 1.9 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.

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