how to pronounce enfilade


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enfilade is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of enfilade


  1. Gunfire directed along the length of a target.
  2. A series of doors that provide a vista when open.
  3. A line or straight passage, or the position of that which lies in a straight line.


  1. To be directed toward (something) like enfilading gunfire.
  2. To arrange (rooms or other structures) in a row.
  3. To rake (something) with gunfire.

enfilade frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word enfilade occurs in english on average 0 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 enfilade 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 enfilade can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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