how to pronounce catches


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the above transcription of catches 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.

catches is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… it catches on the friction pads and the …”

meanings of catches


  1. Plural of catch.


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

catches frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word catches occurs in english on average 7.7 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 catches 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 catches can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words that rhyme with catches


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