how to pronounce countries


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the above transcription of countries 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.

countries is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… as in 15 different countries all over …”

meanings of countries


  1. Plural of country.

countries frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word countries occurs in english on average 75.5 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.

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