how to pronounce softwood


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softwood is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of softwood


  1. The wood from any conifer (or from Ginkgo), without regard to how soft this wood is.
  2. Wood of this kind but limited to those that are commercial timbers.
  3. Any commercial timber.
  4. The tree or tree species that yields this wood.

softwood frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word softwood occurs in english on average 0 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 softwood 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 softwood can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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