how to pronounce drawbridge


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the above transcription of drawbridge 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.

drawbridge is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… pulling up the drawbridge saying no more …”

meanings of drawbridge


  1. A hinged bridge which can be raised (to prevent its being crossed, as across a moat, or to allow watercraft to travel beneath it).

drawbridge frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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