how to pronounce showdown


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showdown is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… coming up next to showdown over opening …”

meanings of showdown


  1. The final round in a poker match, where the all remaining players' cards have to be put down on the table and shown.
  2. The final battle between two nemeses, in which there can be but one victor.

showdown frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word showdown occurs in english on average 2.2 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 showdown 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 showdown can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words that rhyme with showdown


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