how to pronounce fives


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the above transcription of fives 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.

fives is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… awesome high five we give high fives in …”

meanings of fives


  1. Plural of five.

fives frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fives occurs in english on average 1.1 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.

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