how to pronounce generals


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the above transcription of generals 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.

generals is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… how did the great military generals get …”

meanings of generals


  1. Plural of general.


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

generals frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word generals occurs in english on average 3.1 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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