how to pronounce drought


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drought is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… hurricane or a drought overseas and it's …”

meanings of drought


  1. A longer than expected term without success, particularly in sport.
  2. A period of unusually low rainfall, longer and more severe than a dry spell.


  1. A surname​.

drought frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word drought occurs in english on average 6.4 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.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to drought


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