how to pronounce sandbox


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sandbox is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… we also have sandbox games whose …”

meanings of sandbox


  1. A page on a wiki where users are free to experiment without destroying or damaging any legitimate content.
  2. An isolated area where a program can be executed with a restricted portion of the resources available.
  3. A children's play area consisting of a box filled with sand.
  4. A box filled with sand that is shaped to form a mould for metal casting.
  5. The Middle East.
  6. An animal's litter box.
  7. A box carried on locomotives, from which sand runs onto the rails in front of the driving wheels, to prevent slipping.
  8. A container for sand or pounce, used historically before blotting paper.


  1. To restrict (a program, etc.) by placing it in a sandbox.

sandbox frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sandbox occurs in english on average 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.

topics sandbox 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 sandbox 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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