how to pronounce tugboat


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the above transcription of tugboat 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.

tugboat frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tugboat occurs in english on average 0.7 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.

tugboat is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… late 1800s tugboat the tugboat captain …”

meanings of tugboat


  1. A small, powerful boat used to push or pull barges or to help maneuver larger vessels.

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