how to pronounce springboard

/ˈspɹɪŋˌbɔːɹd/

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springboard is pronounced in two syllables

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spɹɪŋbɔːɹd

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

“… planning beer springboard so spontaneity …”

meanings of springboard

noun:

  1. Anything that gives a person or thing energy or impulse, or that serves to launch or begin something.
  2. A diving board consisting of a flexible, springy, cantilevered platform, used for diving into water.
  3. A small platform on springs and usually hinged at one end, used to launch or vault onto other equipment.

verb:

  1. To launch or propel as if from a springboard, especially toward political office.

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