how to pronounce lakes


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The above transcription of lakes 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.

lakes is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… it went to the Great Lakes region in …”

meanings of lakes


  1. The Lake District, a rural area in northwest England.
  2. A state of South Sudan.


  1. Plural of lake.


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

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