how to pronounce slums


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the above transcription of slums 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.

slums is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… downtown remove slums and build new …”

meanings of slums


  1. Plural of slum.


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

slums frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word slums occurs in english on average 1.7 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.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to slums


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