how to pronounce friends


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friends is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… call request to my friends in a moment I …”

meanings of friends


  1. Plural of Friend.
  2. Plural of friend.
  3. Participants in a two-way friendship relationship.


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


  1. The Quakers; the Society of Friends.

friends frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word friends occurs in english on average 433.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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