how to pronounce spoils


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the above transcription of spoils 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.

spoils is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… that bad apple spoils the bunch in there …”

meanings of spoils


  1. That which is taken from another by violence; especially, the plunder taken from an enemy; pillage; booty.
  2. Public offices and their benefits regarded as the peculiar property of a successful party or faction, to be bestowed for its own advantage.


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

spoils frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word spoils occurs in english on average 1.9 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 spoils 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 spoils can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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