how to pronounce depends


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the above transcription of depends 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.

depends is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… don't know but it depends on you know …”

meanings of depends


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

depends frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word depends occurs in english on average 20 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.

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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