how to pronounce rounds


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rounds is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… shadowing doctors on their rounds and …”

meanings of rounds


  1. A descending diatonic scale played on a ring of bells.
  2. Plural of round.
  3. A route taken by someone in authority.
  4. The practice of medical doctors visiting patients in a hospital or in their homes according to a predetermined order.


  1. A surname for a descendant of a round or fat person.


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

rounds frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word rounds occurs in english on average 16.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

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