how to pronounce ourselves


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the above transcription of ourselves 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.

ourselves is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and then enjoy ourselves a little trophy …”

meanings of ourselves


  1. We; intensifies the subject as the group including the speaker, especially to indicate that no one else satisfies the predicate.
  2. Us; the group including the speaker as the object of a verb or preposition when that group also is the subject.

ourselves frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word ourselves occurs in english on average 91.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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