how to pronounce nosedive


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nosedive is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… productivity take a nosedive when you're …”

meanings of nosedive


  1. A headfirst fall or jump.
  2. A rapid fall in price or value.


  1. To perform a rapid fall in price or value.
  2. To dive down in a steep angle.

nosedive frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word nosedive occurs in english on average 0.3 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 nosedive 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 nosedive can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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