how to pronounce excuses


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excuses is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… never any exceptions or any excuses for …”

meanings of excuses


  1. Plural of excuse.


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

excuses frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word excuses occurs in english on average 14 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics excuses 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 excuses can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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