how to pronounce drills


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the above transcription of drills 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.

drills is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of drills pronunciation

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

“… would not allow me to attend drills with …”

meanings of drills


  1. Plural of drill.


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

drills frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word drills occurs in english on average 1.9 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 drills 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 drills can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to drills


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