how to pronounce burgher


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burgher is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of burgher


  1. A member of the medieval mercantile class.
  2. A prosperous member of the community; a middle class citizen (may connote complacency).
  3. A member of a mixed-race ethnic group of Sri Lanka, consisting of descendants of European colonists and local people.
  4. A citizen of a medieval city.
  5. A citizen of a borough or town, especially one belonging to the middle class.

burgher frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) people, society, and culture;

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