how to pronounce priests


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the above transcription of priests 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.

priests is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… Catholicism at the time priests were the …”

meanings of priests


  1. Plural of priest.


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

priests frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word priests occurs in english on average 9.7 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.

words that rhyme with priests


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