how to pronounce screwdriver


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the above transcription of screwdriver is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

screwdriver is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… you know a screwdriver and a webcam they …”

meanings of screwdriver


  1. A hand or machine tool which engages with the head of a screw and allows torque to be applied to turn the screw, thus driving it in or loosening it.
  2. A drink made of vodka and orange juice.

screwdriver frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word screwdriver occurs in english on average 1.2 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 screwdriver 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 screwdriver can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

words with pronunciation similar to screwdriver


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