how to pronounce breakage

/ˈbɹɛɪ.kɪdʒ/

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the above transcription of breakage 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.

breakage frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word breakage occurs in english on average 0.5 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.

breakage is pronounced in two syllables

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bɹɛɪkɪdʒ

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

“… time and is really prone to breakage a …”

meanings of breakage

noun:

  1. The act of breaking.
  2. Something that has been broken.
  3. The left-over money in a parimutuel betting pool resulting from rounding off the payoffs, added to the pool for the next race or event or kept as profit.
  4. A service which is unused by a customer, such as an unredeemed gift card, which therefore represents a pure profit to the seller.

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