how to pronounce locks


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the above transcription of locks 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.

locks is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… then see the bar that locks to a gear it …”

meanings of locks


  1. Plural of lock.
  2. A head of hair, tresses.
  3. Dreadlocks.


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


  1. A surname​.

locks frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word locks occurs in english on average 5.5 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 locks 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 locks can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

words with pronunciation similar to locks


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