how to pronounce swathe


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swathe is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… education for a broad swathe of society …”

meanings of swathe


  1. Alternative spelling of swath.
  2. A bandage; a band.


  1. To bind with a swathe, band, bandage, or rollers.

swathe frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word swathe occurs in english on average 1.3 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 swathe 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 swathe can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to swathe


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