how to pronounce macadam


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macadam is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of macadam


  1. The surface of a road consisting of layers of crushed stone (usually tar-coated for modern traffic).
  2. Any road or street.


  1. To cover or surface with macadam.


  1. A surname​.

macadam frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word macadam occurs in english on average 0.2 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 macadam 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 macadam can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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