how to pronounce underpass


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the above transcription of underpass 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.

underpass is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… night at an underpass on an empty road …”

meanings of underpass


  1. A passage that crosses a road, railroad or similar obstacle in a tunnel underneath it.

underpass frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) transport and travel;

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