how to pronounce mates


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the above transcription of mates 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.

mates is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… it with his dorm mates there were no …”

meanings of mates


  1. Plural of mate.


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


  1. Friendly; having a friendship (with).

mates frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word mates occurs in english on average 8.8 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.

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