how to pronounce plains


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the above transcription of plains 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.

plains is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… across the great plains so looking at …”

meanings of plains


  1. A census-designated place in Pennsylvania.
  2. A ghost town in California.
  3. A town in Georgia, North America.
  4. A city in Kansas.
  5. A town, the county seat of Yoakum County, Texas.
  6. A town in Montana.
  7. The Great Plains region of North America.


  1. Plural of plain.


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

plains frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word plains occurs in english on average 4.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to plains


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