how to pronounce smorgasbord


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smorgasbord is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… tackle this smorgasbord of criminal …”

meanings of smorgasbord


  1. An abundant and diverse collection of things.
  2. A Swedish-style buffet comprising a variety of cold sandwiches and other dishes; any buffet with a wide selection of dishes.

smorgasbord frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word smorgasbord 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.

topics smorgasbord 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 smorgasbord can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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