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badge is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… 42 greatest genius in history badge of …”

meanings of badge


  1. Something characteristic; a mark; a token.
  2. A small nameplate, identifying the wearer, and often giving additional information.
  3. A distinctive mark, token, sign, emblem or cognizance, worn on one's clothing, as an insignia of some rank, or of the membership of an organization.
  4. A small overlay on an icon that shows additional information about that item, such as the number of new alerts or messages.
  5. A carved ornament on the stern of a vessel, containing a window or the representation of one.
  6. A card, sometimes with a barcode or magnetic strip, granting access to a certain area.
  7. An icon or emblem awarded to a user for some achievement.
  8. A brand on the hand of a thief, etc.
  9. A distinctive mark worn by servants, retainers, and followers of royalty or nobility, who, being beneath the rank of gentlemen, have no right to armorial bearings.


  1. To enter a restricted area by showing one's badge.
  2. To show a badge to.
  3. To mark or distinguish with a badge.

badge frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word badge occurs in english on average 5.6 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 badge 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 badge can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) leisure and entertainment;

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