how to pronounce ballad


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the above transcription of ballad 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.

ballad is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… loves a good ballad and it is just like …”

meaning of ballad

A ballad is a narrative poem with a simple, repetitive rhythm.

ballad frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ballad 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 ballad 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 ballad can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words that rhyme with ballad


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