how to pronounce passes


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the above transcription of passes 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.

passes is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… only one input and passes that as both …”

meanings of passes


  1. Plural of pass.


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

passes frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word passes occurs in english on average 18.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) transport and travel;

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