how to pronounce cleaves


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cleaves is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… as the bond homolytically cleaves the …”

meanings of cleaves


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

cleaves frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cleaves occurs in english on average 0.2 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 cleaves 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 cleaves can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to cleaves


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