how to pronounce nuns


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the above transcription of nuns 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.

nuns is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… to life on nuns Canyon Road on the hills …”

meanings of nuns


  1. Plural of nun.

nuns frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word nuns occurs in english on average 3.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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