how to pronounce firms


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firms is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… you know most of the firms I know we we …”

meanings of firms


  1. Plural of firm.
  2. The principal rafters of a roof, especially a pair of rafters taken together.


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

firms frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word firms occurs in english on average 12.1 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 firms 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 firms can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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