how to pronounce acquaintances


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the above transcription of acquaintances 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.

acquaintances is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… make friends acquaintances even form new …”

meanings of acquaintances


  1. Plural of acquaintance.

acquaintances frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word acquaintances occurs in english on average 3.6 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 acquaintances 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 acquaintances can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to acquaintances


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