how to pronounce rearguard


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rearguard is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of rearguard


  1. The defence, collectively the defenders.
  2. The rearmost part of a force, especially a detachment of troops that protect the rear of a retreating force.

rearguard frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word rearguard occurs in english on average 1.4 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.

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