how to pronounce distances


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the above transcription of distances 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.

distances is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… so that the distances between planets …”

meanings of distances


  1. Plural of distance.


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

distances frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word distances occurs in english on average 4.8 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 distances 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 distances can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) transport and travel;

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