how to pronounce bishops


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the above transcription of bishops 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.

bishops is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… first building of Bishops woods the …”

meanings of bishops


  1. Plural of bishop.
  2. Plural of Bishop.


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

bishops frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word bishops occurs in english on average 5.3 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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