how to pronounce blackboard


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blackboard is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… along with blackboard swastika armbands …”

meanings of blackboard


  1. A large flat surface, finished with black slate or a similar material, that can be written upon with chalk and subsequently erased; a chalkboard.


  1. To use a blackboard to assist in an informal discussion.

blackboard frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word blackboard occurs in english on average 2.5 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 blackboard 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 blackboard can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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