how to pronounce borough


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borough is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and in my own borough of haringey huge …”

meaning of borough

A borough is a division of a city.

borough frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word borough occurs in english on average 19.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics borough 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 borough can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to borough


words that rhyme with borough


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