how to pronounce drives


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the above transcription of drives 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.

drives is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of drives pronunciation

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

“… okay that's not what drives a bitcoin …”

meanings of drives


  1. Plural of drive.


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

drives frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word drives occurs in english on average 15.5 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 drives 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 drives can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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