how to pronounce bowls


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bowls is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… find out how air affects bowls with …”

meanings of bowls


  1. A ball used in the game of bowls.
  2. Plural of bowl.
  3. A precision sport where the goal is to roll biased balls (weighted on one side, and called bowls) closer to a smaller white ball (the jack or kitty) than one's opponent is able to do.


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

bowls frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word bowls occurs in english on average 10 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 bowls 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 bowls can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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