how to pronounce backlog


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the above transcription of backlog 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.

backlog is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of backlog in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… the where the the backlog of of of …”

meanings of backlog


  1. A reserve source or supply.
  2. An accumulation or buildup, especially of unfilled orders or unfinished work.
  3. A large log to burn at the back of a fire.
  4. A log containing text previously read, as in text-based video games or chat rooms.


  1. To acquire something as a backlog, or to become a backlog.

backlog frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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