how to pronounce motives


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the above transcription of motives 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.

motives is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of motives


  1. Plural of motive.

motives frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word motives occurs in english on average 7.5 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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