how to pronounce backpack


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backpack is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the items in the backpack so they don't …”

meanings of backpack


  1. To engage in low-cost, generally urban, travel with minimal luggage and frugal accommodations.
  2. To hike and camp overnight in backcountry with one's gear carried in a backpack.
  3. To place or carry (an item or items) in a backpack.


  1. A similarly placed item containing a parachute or other life-support equipment.
  2. A knapsack, sometimes mounted on a light frame, but always supported by straps, worn on a person's back for the purpose of carrying things, especially when hiking, or on a student's back when carrying books.

backpack frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word backpack occurs in english on average 0.4 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 backpack 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 backpack can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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