how to pronounce sawtooth


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sawtooth is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… then this sawtooth pattern is due to the …”

meanings of sawtooth


  1. A sawtooth wave.
  2. Any of various pierid butterflies of the genus Prioneris.
  3. A cutting bit of a saw.

sawtooth frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sawtooth occurs in english on average 0.1 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.

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