how to pronounce shovels


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the above transcription of shovels 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.

shovels is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… practical throw a few shovels and get it …”

meanings of shovels


  1. Plural of shovel.

shovels frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word shovels occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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