how to pronounce nations


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the above transcription of nations 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.

nations is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a group of 23 nations that are forced to …”

meanings of nations


  1. Plural of nation.

nations frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word nations occurs in english on average 34.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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