how to pronounce dates


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the above transcription of dates 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.

dates is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of dates pronunciation

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

“… they give us target dates and we just …”

meanings of dates


  1. Plural of date.


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

dates frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word dates occurs in english on average 28.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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