how to pronounce colleagues


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the above transcription of colleagues 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.

colleagues is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… three of our colleagues will have so I …”

meanings of colleagues


  1. Plural of colleague.

colleagues frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word colleagues occurs in english on average 18.4 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.

topics colleagues 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 colleagues can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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