how to pronounce padlock


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the above transcription of padlock 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.

padlock is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… obviously it's a padlock oh no …”

meanings of padlock


  1. A detachable lock that can be used to secure something by means of a sliding or hinged shackle.


  1. To lock using a padlock.

padlock frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word padlock occurs in english on average 1.2 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 padlock 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 padlock can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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