how to pronounce springboard


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springboard is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… see it is a springboard even if it feels …”

meanings of springboard


  1. Anything that gives a person or thing energy or impulse, or that serves to launch or begin something.
  2. A diving board consisting of a flexible, springy, cantilevered platform, used for diving into water.
  3. A small platform on springs and usually hinged at one end, used to launch or vault onto other equipment.


  1. To launch or propel as if from a springboard, especially toward political office.

springboard frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word springboard occurs in english on average 1.5 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 springboard 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 springboard can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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