how to pronounce impulses


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the above transcription of impulses 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.

impulses is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… act on his worst impulses as we saw …”

meanings of impulses


  1. Plural of impulse.

impulses frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word impulses occurs in english on average 2.1 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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