how to pronounce paperweight


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paperweight is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… oh that's my paperweight that's also …”

meanings of paperweight


  1. A useless piece of equipment.
  2. A small, decorative, somewhat weighty object placed on one or more pieces of paper to keep them from fluttering away.
  3. Any object used for this purpose.

paperweight frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word paperweight 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 paperweight 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 paperweight can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to paperweight


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