how to pronounce spillway


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the above transcription of spillway 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.

spillway is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… to build the Folsom dam spillway and to …”

meanings of spillway


  1. A path designed to take away overflow safely.

spillway frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word spillway occurs in english on average 0.1 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 spillway 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 spillway can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) transport and travel;

words that rhyme with spillway


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