how to pronounce damages


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damages is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… paying for damages not worried about it …”

meanings of damages


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


  1. The money paid or awarded to a claimant (in England), a pursuer (in Scotland) or a plaintiff (in the US) in a civil action as compensation for a loss suffered by the same.

damages frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word damages occurs in english on average 6.6 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 damages 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 damages can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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