how to pronounce owns


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the above transcription of owns 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.

owns is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… where the ceo owns a lot of shares in …”

meanings of owns


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

owns frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word owns occurs in english on average 12.9 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 owns 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 owns can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to owns


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