how to pronounce phrases


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the above transcription of phrases 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.

phrases is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of phrases pronunciation

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

“… a number of new terms and phrases and …”

meanings of phrases


  1. Plural of phrase.


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

phrases frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word phrases occurs in english on average 11.5 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 phrases 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 phrases can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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