how to pronounce delays


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the above transcription of delays 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.

delays is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… shoddy security long delays these are …”

meanings of delays


  1. Plural of delay.


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


  1. Plural of Delay.

delays frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word delays occurs in english on average 4.6 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.

topics delays 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 delays can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to delays


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