how to pronounce playoff


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playoff is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… you had quite the the playoff win this …”

meanings of playoff


  1. A final game in a series needed to break a tie.
  2. A short series of games to select a league champion.

playoff frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word playoff occurs in english on average 3.6 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 playoff 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 playoff can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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