how to pronounce polis


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the above transcription of polis 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.

polis is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… thank you governor polis for your …”

meanings of polis


  1. The police.
  2. A Greek city-state.
  3. A police officer.


  1. A surname​.

polis frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word polis occurs in english on average 0.4 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.

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