how to pronounce heels


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the above transcription of heels 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.

heels is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of heels pronunciation

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

“… we are just filming this on the heels of …”

meanings of heels


  1. High-heeled shoes.
  2. Plural of heel.

heels frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word heels occurs in english on average 18.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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