how to pronounce curtains


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the above transcription of curtains 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.

curtains is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… unoccupied with the curtains drawn to …”

meanings of curtains


  1. A ring of clear liquid, forming into drops, near the top of a glass of fortified wine; the result of differential evaporation of alcohol and subsequent changes in surface tension; an example of the Marangoni effect.
  2. An end, death.
  3. Plural of curtain.


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

curtains frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word curtains occurs in english on average 10.6 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.

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