how to pronounce pairs


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the above transcription of pairs 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.

pairs is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of pairs pronunciation

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

“… hired a pairs hired them precisely …”

meanings of pairs


  1. Plural of pair.


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


  1. Plural of Pair.

pairs frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word pairs occurs in english on average 11.6 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.

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