how to pronounce linebacker


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the above transcription of linebacker 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.

linebacker is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… or mike linebacker had a phenomenal game …”

meanings of linebacker


  1. The defensive players who are in position behind the defensive linemen and in front of the safeties and cornerbacks and whose principal responsibilities are to tackle runners and to defend against shorter passes.

linebacker frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word linebacker occurs in english on average 1.5 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.

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