how to pronounce raid


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raid is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… when there's air raid when I hear the …”

meanings of raid


  1. An attack or invasion for the purpose of making arrests, seizing property, or plundering.
  2. A quick hostile or predatory incursion or invasion in a battle.
  3. A large group in a massively multiplayer online game, consisting of multiple parties who team up to defeat a powerful enemy.
  4. An activity initiated at or towards the end of a live broadcast by the broadcaster that sends its viewers to a different broadcast, primarily intended to boost the viewership of the receiving broadcaster. This is frequently accompanied by a message in the form of a hashtag that is posted in the broadcast's chat by the viewers.
  5. Acronym of Redundant Array of Inexpensive (or Independent) Disks.
  6. An attacking movement.


  1. To engage in a raid against.
  2. To lure from another; to entice away from.
  3. To indulge oneself by taking from.

raid frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word raid occurs in english on average 7.9 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 raid 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 raid can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) transport and travel;

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