how to pronounce meltdown


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meltdown is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… hawk and meltdown oh boy it's just kind …”

meanings of meltdown


  1. Severe overheating of the core of a nuclear reactor resulting in the core melting and radiation escaping.
  2. A tantrum.
  3. A situation being likened to a nuclear meltdown; a crisis. Computer engineers were at a loss last night to explain why the Government had been hit by arguably the worst electronic meltdown in the history of Whitehall.

meltdown frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word meltdown occurs in english on average 4.9 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.

topics meltdown 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 meltdown can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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