how to pronounce skeletons


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skeletons is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… chitin to make their skeletons the third …”

meanings of skeletons


  1. Shameful secrets (pluralia tantum; shortened from skeletons in the cupboard or skeletons in the closet).
  2. Plural of skeleton.


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

skeletons frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word skeletons occurs in english on average 2.5 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 skeletons 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 skeletons can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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