how to pronounce marbles


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the above transcription of marbles 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.

marbles is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of marbles


  1. Plural of marble.
  2. Sanity.
  3. Any of several children's games played with small balls (made of marble or more commonly glass).
  4. Bits of rolled-up rubber shed by the tires of race cars that accumulate at the edges of the track, especially at the corners.


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


  1. Plural of Marble.

marbles frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word marbles occurs in english on average 1.3 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.

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