how to pronounce holds


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The above transcription of holds 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.

holds is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… to ensure that it holds its value and …”

meanings of holds


  1. Plural of hold.


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

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