how to pronounce needles


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needles is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… little hypodermic needles and when …”

meanings of needles


  1. A set of three stacks of chalk off the western coast of the Isle of Wight.
  2. A city in San Bernardino County, California, United States.


  1. Plural of needle.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of needle.


  1. Obsolete spelling of needless.

needles frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word needles occurs in english on average 9.9 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.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

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