how to pronounce potlatch


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potlatch is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of potlatch


  1. A ceremony amongst certain indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest in which gifts are bestowed upon guests and personal property is destroyed in a show of generosity and wealth.
  2. A communal meal to which guests bring dishes to share; a potluck.


  1. To carry out or take part in a potlatch ceremony.
  2. To give; especially, to give as a gift during a potlatch ceremony.

potlatch frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word potlatch occurs in english on average 0 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 potlatch can be related to

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1) business and work;

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