how to pronounce clowns


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the above transcription of clowns 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.

clowns is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… began remembering clowns underground …”

meanings of clowns


  1. Plural of clown.


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

clowns frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word clowns occurs in english on average 2.2 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 clowns 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 clowns can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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