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dukes is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… so you know my dukes were up for such a …”

meanings of dukes


  1. A surname​.
  2. Ellipsis of Dukes County.
  3. Plural of Duke.


  1. Plural of duke.


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

dukes frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dukes occurs in english on average 1 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.

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