how to pronounce footfall


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the above transcription of footfall 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.

footfall is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… Ireland the collapse and footfall around …”

meanings of footfall


  1. Foot (pedestrian) traffic.
  2. The sound made by a footstep.

footfall frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word footfall occurs in english on average 0.2 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 footfall 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 footfall can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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