how to pronounce blanks


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the above transcription of blanks 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.

blanks is pronounced in one syllable

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of blanks


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video examples of blanks pronunciation

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

“… to um now fill in the blanks because …”

meanings of blanks


  1. Plural of blank.


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

blanks frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word blanks occurs in english on average 2 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.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to blanks


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