how to pronounce else

/ˈɛls/

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else is pronounced in one syllable

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ɛls

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

“… they couldn't do much else and so we we …”

meanings of else

adjective:

  1. Other; in addition to previously mentioned items.

adverb:

  1. Otherwise, if not.

conjunction:

  1. For otherwise; or else.

name:

  1. A surname​.

words with pronunciation similar to else

elmlselkaceelfxexwellshelmaches

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