how to pronounce banquette


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banquette is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of banquette


  1. A narrow area behind a defensive wall's parapet elevated above its terreplein and used by defenders to shoot at attackers.
  2. A bench or similar seat on top of a diligence or other public vehicle.
  3. An upholstered bench, e.g., along a wall of a restaurant or lounge area.
  4. A sidewalk.
  5. A bench built into a wall, especially (military) one built into a wall of a defensive trench, used for sitting and for shooting at attackers.

banquette frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word banquette occurs in english on average 0.1 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 banquette 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 banquette can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) transport and travel;

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