how to pronounce netball


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the above transcription of netball 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.

netball is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… football cricket netball hockey tennis …”

meanings of netball


  1. A (usually women's) team sport derived from basketball, with seven players on each side who attempt to score goals by passing a ball and throwing it into the opponent's goal, which is a raised hoop with a net at one end of the playing area. Unlike basketball, a player in possession of the ball cannot move until the ball is passed to another player.
  2. The ball used in this sport.

netball frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word netball occurs in english on average 1 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 netball 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 netball can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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