how to pronounce hanks


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the above transcription of hanks 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.

hanks is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… i mean to have tom hanks carry you off …”

meanings of hanks


  1. Plural of hank.


  1. A patronymic surname​.

hanks frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hanks occurs in english on average 1.6 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.

topics hanks 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 hanks can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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