how to pronounce ms


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the above transcription of ms 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.

ms is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… it was formally the National MS history …”

meanings of ms


  1. Abbreviation of manuscript.
  2. Plural of M.
  3. Initialism of motor ship.
  4. Initialism of mint state, a grading term.
  5. Initialism of morphine sulfate.
  6. Initialism of multiple sclerosis.
  7. Abbreviation of mesyl.
  8. Initialism of Master of Science.
  9. Initialism of mini-sheet.
  10. Initialism of middle school.
  11. Title used before an adult woman's name or surname, especially when it is not desired or possible to indicate her marital status with Miss or Mrs.
  12. Plural of m.
  13. Initialism of mitral stenosis.


  1. Abbreviation of Mississippi, a state of the United States of America.
  2. Initialism of Microsoft: an American multinational technology company founded in 1975.
  3. Initialism of Mato Grosso do Sul, a state of Brazil.

ms frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word ms occurs in english on average 41.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) education, science, and technology;

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