how to pronounce beams


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the above transcription of beams 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.

beams is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… with croquet balance beams trampolines …”

meanings of beams


  1. Plural of beam.


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

beams frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word beams occurs in english on average 3.5 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.

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