how to pronounce dis


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the above transcription of dis 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.

dis is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… September 14th is when the dis when the …”

meanings of dis


  1. Any of a group of minor female deities in Scandinavian folklore.
  2. Alternative form of diss.
  3. Plural of DI.
  4. Plural of dI.


  1. Walt Disney Company.
  2. Distributed Interactive Simulation.
  3. Hades.
  4. Defense Investigative Service.


  1. Alternative spelling of diss.


  1. This.


  1. This.

dis frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word dis occurs in english on average 2.4 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.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to dis


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