how to pronounce islands


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the above transcription of islands 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.

islands is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… malta and the balearics islands and …”

meanings of islands


  1. Plural of island.


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

islands frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word islands occurs in english on average 14.3 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.

topics islands can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that islands can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with islands


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