how to pronounce bears


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the above transcription of bears 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.

bears is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… in investing bulls make money bears make …”

meanings of bears


  1. Plural of bear.


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

bears frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word bears occurs in english on average 18.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to bears


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