how to pronounce poundage


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poundage is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of poundage


  1. A charge based on the value of something in pounds sterling.
  2. A charge based on the weight of something in pounds.
  3. The keeping of an animal in a pound.
  4. A fee charged for keeping an animal in a pound, or for its release.
  5. A weight measured in pounds.
  6. Weight, especially body weight.


  1. To collect, as poundage; to assess, or rate, by poundage.

poundage frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word poundage 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.

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