how to pronounce defeats


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the above transcription of defeats 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.

defeats is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the victories or defeats think about a …”

meanings of defeats


  1. Plural of defeat.


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

defeats frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word defeats occurs in english on average 1.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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