how to pronounce hounds


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the above transcription of hounds 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.

hounds is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… Afghan hounds in the United States and …”

meanings of hounds


  1. Plural of hound.


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

hounds frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hounds occurs in english on average 1.3 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.

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