how to pronounce centuries


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the above transcription of centuries 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.

centuries is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… them one way for centuries to the Greeks …”

meanings of centuries


  1. Plural of century.

centuries frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word centuries occurs in english on average 17.6 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.

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