how to pronounce files


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the above transcription of files 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.

files is pronounced in one syllable

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of files


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video examples of files pronunciation

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

“… david all the earth's extreme files can …”

meanings of files


  1. Plural of file.


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


  1. Plural of File.

files frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word files occurs in english on average 20.8 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 files 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 files can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to files


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