how to pronounce shadows


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the above transcription of shadows 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.

shadows is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… are literally shadows of what they were …”

meanings of shadows


  1. Plural of shadow.


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

shadows frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word shadows occurs in english on average 22.8 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.

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