how to pronounce cups


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the above transcription of cups 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.

cups is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… we had like eight cups of gravy left …”

meanings of cups


  1. A suit of the minor arcana in tarot, bearing the symbol of a cup or chalice.
  2. Plural of cup.
  3. Plural of Cup.


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


  1. Acronym of Common Unix Printing System. (a subsystem for using printers, found across many UNIX and unix-like operating systems).

cups frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word cups occurs in english on average 43.3 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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