how to pronounce articles


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the above transcription of articles 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.

articles is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and articles and this that …”

meanings of articles


  1. Breeches; coat and waistcoat.
  2. The period during which a person works as an articled clerk; articling.
  3. Plural of article.


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

articles frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word articles occurs in english on average 39.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with articles


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