how to pronounce likes


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likes is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… says the brain likes both familiarity …”

meanings of likes


  1. First person singular simple present indicative form of like.
  2. Third person plural simple present indicative form of like.
  3. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of like.


  1. Plural of like.


  1. Plural of Like.

likes frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word likes occurs in english on average 61.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

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