how to pronounce rails


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the above transcription of rails 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.

rails is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… before paul just rails on you one more …”

meanings of rails


  1. Plural of rail.


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

rails frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word rails occurs in english on average 4.1 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.

topics rails can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that rails can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to rails


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