how to pronounce pretenses

/pɹiːˈtɛnsɪz/

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pretenses is pronounced in three syllables

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pɹtɛnsɪz

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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

noun:

  1. Plural of pretense.

words that rhyme with pretenses

expensesfencessenses

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