how to pronounce updraft


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updraft is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… that got caught in the updraft of the …”

meanings of updraft


  1. An upward current of air, especially a strong one.

updraft frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word updraft 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.

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