how to pronounce highways


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the above transcription of highways 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.

highways is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… probably one of their main highways that …”

meanings of highways


  1. Plural of highway.

highways frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word highways occurs in english on average 3.4 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 highways 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 highways can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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