how to pronounce crossword


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crossword is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… players crossword fans and only two …”

meanings of crossword


  1. A word puzzle in which interlocking words are entered usually horizontally and vertically into a grid based on clues given for each word.

crossword frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word crossword occurs in english on average 2.2 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 crossword 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 crossword can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to crossword


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