how to pronounce harpsichord


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harpsichord is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of harpsichord


  1. A musical instrument with a keyboard that produces sound through a mechanical process. When the performer presses a key, a corresponding plectrum plucks a tuned string. Harpsichord originated in late medieval Europe and is one of the most important instruments used to perform Baroque music.

harpsichord frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word harpsichord occurs in english on average 1.3 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 harpsichord 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 harpsichord can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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