how to pronounce embankment


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the above transcription of embankment 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.

embankment is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… the erson embankment bounced over it …”

meanings of embankment


  1. A long mound of earth, stone, or similar material, usually built for purposes such as to hold back or store water, for protection from weather or enemies, or to support a road or railway.

embankment frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word embankment occurs in english on average 3.7 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 embankment 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 embankment can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to embankment


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