how to pronounce queens


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the above transcription of queens 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.

queens is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… Vega of Queens New York went to the …”

meanings of queens


  1. A borough of New York City, New York, United States, one of five, situated on Long Island, north of Brooklyn, west of Nassau county.
  2. Queens County, a county of New York, United States, which is coterminous with the borough of Queens.


  1. Plural of queen.
  2. A pair of queens.


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

queens frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word queens occurs in english on average 8 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.

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