how to pronounce codes


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codes is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… with measures like black codes laws that …”

meanings of codes


  1. A diminutive of the male given name Cody.


  1. Plural of code.


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

codes frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word codes occurs in english on average 7.8 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 codes 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 codes can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to codes


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