how to pronounce swordplay


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the above transcription of swordplay 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.

swordplay is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… tradition of kung-fu and swordplay films …”

meanings of swordplay


  1. Fighting with a sword.

swordplay frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word swordplay 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 swordplay 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 swordplay can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to swordplay


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