how to pronounce jaws


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jaws is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… the so-called jaws effect that once …”

meanings of jaws


  1. A contrarian.
  2. The borders of anything which has a mouthlike aspect.
  3. The mouth.
  4. Plural of jaw.


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


  1. Acronym of JavaWS.

jaws frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word jaws occurs in english on average 4.3 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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