how to pronounce operates


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operates is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… really operates mostly to maintain …”

meanings of operates


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

operates frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word operates occurs in english on average 6.3 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 operates 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 operates can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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