how to pronounce busk


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the above transcription of busk 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.

busk is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… one day busk on the london underground …”

meanings of busk


  1. To prepare; to make ready; to array; to dress.
  2. To go; to direct one's course.
  3. To tack, cruise about.
  4. To solicit money by entertaining the public in the street or in public transport.


  1. A corset.
  2. A kind of linen.
  3. A strip of metal, whalebone, wood, or other material, worn in the front of a corset to stiffen it.


  1. A feast of first fruits among the Creek tribe of Native Americans, celebrated when the corn is ripe enough to be eaten.

busk frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) business and work;

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