how to pronounce peoples


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the above transcription of peoples 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.

peoples is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… in the late 1400s the peoples of Western …”

meanings of peoples


  1. Plural of people (“race, group or nationality").


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


  1. A surname​.

peoples frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word peoples occurs in english on average 16.3 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 peoples 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 peoples can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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