how to pronounce skyscraper


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skyscraper is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… New York skyscraper of every school and …”

meanings of skyscraper


  1. A very tall building with a large number of floors.
  2. A small sail atop a mast of a ship; a triangular skysail.
  3. Anything very tall or high.

skyscraper frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word skyscraper occurs in english on average 1.5 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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