how to pronounce screams


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the above transcription of screams 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.

screams is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… up on today twice and the screams of …”

meanings of screams


  1. Plural of scream.


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

screams frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word screams occurs in english on average 9.4 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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