how to pronounce locomotives


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the above transcription of locomotives 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.

locomotives is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… our diesel locomotives to the cleanest …”

meanings of locomotives


  1. Plural of locomotive.

locomotives frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word locomotives occurs in english on average 0.6 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 locomotives 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 locomotives can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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words that rhyme with locomotives


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