how to pronounce cardboard


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the above transcription of cardboard 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.

cardboard is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… found some cardboard paper that matches …”

meanings of cardboard


  1. A wood-based material resembling heavy paper, used in the manufacture of boxes, cartons and signs.


  1. Made of or resembling cardboard; flat or flavorless.

cardboard frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word cardboard occurs in english on average 7.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with cardboard


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