how to pronounce stronghold


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stronghold is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… this was the first stronghold on sky of …”

meanings of stronghold


  1. A place built to withstand attack; a fortress.
  2. A place of domination by, or refuge or survival of, a particular group or idea.

stronghold frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word stronghold occurs in english on average 2.2 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 stronghold 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 stronghold can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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