how to pronounce cons


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the above transcription of cons 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.

cons is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… book on two cons or tropical birds and …”

meanings of cons


  1. A data structure in LISP that is a pair of pointers, car and cdr, used mainly for lists.
  2. Plural of CON.
  3. Plural of con.


  1. To obtain a list from a cons or a nesting of conses; to prepend an element to a list by forming a cons of that element and the list; to obtain a list from a smaller one by repeated application of such kind of prepending.
  2. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of con.

cons frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word cons occurs in english on average 6 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 cons 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 cons can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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