how to pronounce periods


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the above transcription of periods 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.

periods frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word periods occurs in english on average 31.9 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.

periods is pronounced in three syllables

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video examples of periods pronunciation

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

“… hibernate for such long periods of time …”

meanings of periods


  1. Plural of period.

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