how to pronounce catapult


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catapult is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… Operation catapult the most daring and …”

meanings of catapult


  1. To fire or launch something, as if from a catapult.
  2. To have one's status increased rapidly.
  3. To be fired from a catapult or as if from a catapult.
  4. To fire a missile from a catapult.
  5. To increase the status of something rapidly.


  1. An instance of firing something, as if from a catapult.
  2. Slingshot.
  3. An instance of firing a missile from a catapult.
  4. A device or weapon for throwing or launching large objects, such as a mechanical aid on aircraft carriers designed to help airplanes take off from the flight deck.

catapult frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word catapult occurs in english on average 1.6 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.

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