how to pronounce ambuscade


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ambuscade is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of ambuscade


  1. An ambush; a trap laid for an enemy.
  2. The place in which troops lie hidden for an ambush.
  3. The body of troops lying in ambush.


  1. To lie in wait for, or to attack from a covert or lurking place; to waylay.

ambuscade frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ambuscade occurs in english on average 0 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 ambuscade 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 ambuscade can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) transport and travel;

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