how to pronounce hugs


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the above transcription of hugs 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.

hugs is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… giving hugs lots of personal contact i'm …”

meanings of hugs


  1. Plural of hug.


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

hugs frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word hugs occurs in english on average 14.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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