how to pronounce playground


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the above transcription of playground 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.

playground is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… strength and who will do that next time in the playground and who has one …”

meanings of playground


  1. Any physical or metaphysical space in which a person or organization has free rein to do as they please.
  2. A large open space for children to play on, usually having dedicated play equipment (such as swings and slides).

playground frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word playground occurs in english on average 11.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to playground


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