how to pronounce backgrounds


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the above transcription of backgrounds 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.

backgrounds is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… circles that the backgrounds looked a …”

meanings of backgrounds


  1. Plural of background.


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

backgrounds frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word backgrounds occurs in english on average 8.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to backgrounds


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