how to pronounce leaves


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the above transcription of leaves 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.

leaves is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… and then it it leaves you it goes out …”

meanings of leaves


  1. Plural of leaf.
  2. Plural of leave.


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

leaves frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word leaves occurs in english on average 98.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics leaves 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 leaves can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to leaves


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