how to pronounce minefield


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the above transcription of minefield 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.

minefield is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… hand-in-hand crossed a minefield into …”

meanings of minefield


  1. A dangerous situation.
  2. An area in which land mines have been laid.
  3. A pitch that has dried out and crumbled and on which the ball is bouncing and spinning unpredictably.

minefield frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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