how to pronounce spikes


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spikes is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… be simultaneous spikes and hedge funds …”

meanings of spikes


  1. Plural of spike.
  2. A pair of athletic shoes equipped with spikes on the sole and heel for better traction.
  3. Synonym of spike strip.


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

spikes frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word spikes occurs in english on average 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.

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