how to pronounce jails


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the above transcription of jails 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.

jails is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… penalties no jails yeah the legal side …”

meanings of jails


  1. Plural of jail.


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

jails frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word jails occurs in english on average 1.4 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.

topics jails 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 jails can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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