how to pronounce directions


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the above transcription of directions 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.

directions is pronounced in three syllables

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video examples of directions pronunciation

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

“… away from us in all directions it's kind …”

meanings of directions


  1. Plural of direction.
  2. Instructions for how to reach a destination or how to do something.

directions frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word directions occurs in english on average 26.3 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 directions 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 directions can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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