how to pronounce guards


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guards is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… the u.s coast guards also operate 200 …”

meanings of guards


  1. Plural of guard.
  2. The Gardaí; the police force.
  3. Any of several regiments in the Household Division of the British Army.


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

guards frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word guards occurs in english on average 10.7 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 guards 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 guards can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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