how to pronounce strafe


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the above transcription of strafe is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

strafe is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… overhead ready to strafe the invaders …”

meanings of strafe


  1. To attack (ground targets) with automatic gunfire from a low-flying aircraft.
  2. To sidestep; to move sideways without turning (a core mechanic of most first-person shooters).


  1. An attack of machine-gun or cannon fire from a low-flying aircraft.
  2. A sideways movement without turning.

strafe frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word strafe 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 strafe 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 strafe can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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