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.

lakes frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word lakes occurs in english on average 7.8 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 lakes 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 lakes can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to lakes


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