how to pronounce brains


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brains is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… download to our brains replacement of …”

meanings of brains


  1. The intelligent person or people in a group: the director, planner, administrator, &c.
  2. Plural of brain.
  3. The figurative substance of a brain: mental ability, intelligence.
  4. The substance of a brain as a material or foodstuff.


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


  1. Plural of Brain.

brains frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word brains occurs in english on average 14.6 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 brains 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 brains can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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