how to pronounce skates


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the above transcription of skates 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.

skates is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of skates pronunciation

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

“… bikes and roller skates now these three …”

meanings of skates


  1. Plural of skate.


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


  1. A surname​.

skates frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word skates occurs in english on average 2.3 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.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to skates


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