how to pronounce hours


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the above transcription of hours 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.

hours is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and I said okay 24 hours goes by and now …”

meanings of hours


  1. Plural of hour.

hours frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word hours occurs in english on average 266.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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