how to pronounce offends


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the above transcription of offends 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.

offends is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of offends pronunciation

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

“… uh and uh he offends people but …”

meanings of offends


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

offends frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word offends occurs in english on average 0.8 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.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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