how to pronounce pretenses


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The above transcription of pretenses 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.

pretenses is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… lured you here under false pretenses it …”

meanings of pretenses


  1. Plural of pretense.

words that rhyme with pretenses


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