how to pronounce headband


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the above transcription of headband 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.

headband is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… right now it's a wearable headband so …”

meanings of headband


  1. A strip of fabric worn around the head.
  2. A thin slip of iron on the tympan of a printing-press.
  3. A strip of fabric attached to the top of the spine of a book; used as decoration and reinforcement.
  4. A hair-accessory, made of a flexible material and curved like a horseshoe, for holding one's hair back.

headband frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word headband occurs in english on average 0.5 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 headband 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 headband can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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