how to pronounce miles


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the above transcription of miles 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.

miles is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… lives within 10 miles of a walmart some …”

meanings of miles


  1. A great distance in space or time.
  2. Plural of mile.


  1. A male given name from the Germanic languages.
  2. A patronymic surname.


  1. Much; a lot (used to emphasise a comparative).

miles frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word miles occurs in english on average 90.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics miles 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 miles can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to miles


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