how to pronounce sweeper


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sweeper is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… be a street sweeper you might be one of …”

meanings of sweeper


  1. A fielding position along the boundary; a fielder in this position.
  2. A person who sweeps the ice ahead of the rock in play.
  3. One who sweeps floors or chimneys.
  4. A tree that has fallen over a river with branches extending into the water.
  5. A detector (for mines).
  6. A group of students tasked at cleaning the homeroom after class dismissal.
  7. A vacuum cleaner.
  8. A defender who is the last line of defence before the goalkeeper.
  9. Any of the small, tropical marine perciform fishes of the family Pempheridae, typically with deeply keeled, compressed bodies and large eyes.
  10. A batsman who plays sweep shots.
  11. A carpet sweeper.

sweeper frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sweeper occurs in english on average 0.7 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 sweeper 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 sweeper can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

3) people, society, and culture;

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