how to pronounce costs


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the above transcription of costs 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.

costs is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… he says no it costs me several million i …”

meanings of costs


  1. Plural of cost.


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


  1. Plural of Cost.

costs frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word costs occurs in english on average 52 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

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