how to pronounce crossfire


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crossfire is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… caught in the crossfire will be Germany …”

meanings of crossfire


  1. A heated confrontation between opposing factions.
  2. Lines of fire from multiple positions that cross in a small region.

crossfire frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word crossfire 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.

topics crossfire 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 crossfire can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to crossfire


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