how to pronounce selves


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selves is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… their very best selves in the future one …”

meanings of selves


  1. Plural of self.

selves frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word selves occurs in english on average 5.7 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 selves 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 selves can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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