how to pronounce leans


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the above transcription of leans 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.

leans is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… that she she leans in sit at the table …”

meanings of leans


  1. Plural of lean.
  2. A dangerous sensory illusion where the pilot of an aircraft believes themself to be in a bank when they are actually wings-level, or vice-versa, often resulting in spatial disorientation and loss of control of the aircraft.


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

leans frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word leans occurs in english on average 3.2 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 leans 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 leans can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

3) transport and travel;

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