how to pronounce pirates


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the above transcription of pirates 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.

pirates is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… seems like HLS and pirates have kind of …”

meanings of pirates


  1. Plural of pirate.
  2. Plural of Pirate.


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

pirates frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word pirates occurs in english on average 9.3 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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