how to pronounce anchors


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the above transcription of anchors 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.

anchors is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of anchors pronunciation

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

“… service is the thing that anchors you to …”

meanings of anchors


  1. Plural of anchor.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of anchor.

anchors frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word anchors occurs in english on average 1.7 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.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to anchors


words that rhyme with anchors


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