how to pronounce knives


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the above transcription of knives 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.

knives is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… trowels and palette knives sometimes …”

meanings of knives


  1. Plural of knife.


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

knives frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word knives occurs in english on average 5.7 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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