how to pronounce petard


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petard is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of petard


  1. A small, hat-shaped explosive device, used to breach a door or wall.
  2. Anything potentially explosive, in a non-literal sense.
  3. A loud firecracker.


  1. To attack or blow a hole in (something) with a petard.

petard frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word petard occurs in english on average 0.1 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 petard 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 petard can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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