how to pronounce powerhouse


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powerhouse is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… become a powerhouse within Asia by …”

meanings of powerhouse


  1. A very good hand of cards, likely to win.
  2. Any source of power, energy or strength.
  3. A power station.

powerhouse frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word powerhouse occurs in english on average 2.6 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.

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