how to pronounce refuses


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refuses is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… the reason the journal refuses to …”

meanings of refuses


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

refuses frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word refuses occurs in english on average 10 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.

topics refuses 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 refuses can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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words that rhyme with refuses


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