how to pronounce ferris


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the above transcription of ferris 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.

ferris is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… again unless Ferris Bueller but there …”

meanings of ferris


  1. A city in Texas.
  2. A village in Illinois.
  3. A surname derived from the given name Fergus and/or from the Norman surname Ferrers.

ferris frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ferris 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.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) people, society, and culture;

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