how to pronounce slalom


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the above transcription of slalom 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.

slalom is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… bit and in giant slalom and slalom if …”

meanings of slalom


  1. A course used for the sport of slalom.
  2. Any similar activity on other vehicles, including canoes and water skis.
  3. The sport of skiing in a zigzag course through gates. (Often used attributively).
  4. A race or competition wherein participants each perform the sport of slalom.


  1. To race in a slalom.
  2. To move in a slalom-like manner.

slalom frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word slalom occurs in english on average 0.2 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 slalom 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 slalom can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) transport and travel;

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