how to pronounce abilities


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the above transcription of abilities 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.

abilities is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of abilities in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the abilities to sit that she had …”

meanings of abilities


  1. Plural of ability.

abilities frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word abilities occurs in english on average 18.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics abilities 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 abilities can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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