how to pronounce onslaught


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the above transcription of onslaught 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.

onslaught is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… shortly and an onslaught to begin will …”

meanings of onslaught


  1. A fierce attack.
  2. A large number of people or things resembling an attack.

onslaught frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word onslaught occurs in english on average 3.2 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 onslaught 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 onslaught can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to onslaught


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