how to pronounce logjam


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logjam is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… what's the logjam in the process these …”

meanings of logjam


  1. A clog or such jam or mess that halts or greatly delays progress.
  2. An excess of logs being conveyed on a river, so that their motion halts.

logjam frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word logjam occurs in english on average 0.1 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 logjam 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 logjam can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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