how to pronounce measles


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the above transcription of measles 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.

measles is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… hospitalized with measles every year in …”

meanings of measles


  1. A disease of pigs and cattle, caused by larval tapeworms.
  2. A disease of trees, in which the leaves are covered in spots.
  3. Plural of measle.
  4. Leprosy.
  5. Rubeola, an acute highly contagious disease, often of childhood, caused by Measles virus, of genus Morbillivirus, featuring a spreading red skin rash, fever, runny nose, cough and red eyes.
  6. Any of several other similar diseases, such as German measles.

measles frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word measles occurs in english on average 1.1 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 measles 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 measles can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with measles


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