how to pronounce states


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the above transcription of states 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.

states is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… that is the united states coast guard's …”

meanings of states


  1. The parliament of either of the two Channel Islands countries: the States of Guernsey or the States of Jersey.
  2. Those parts of the United States comprising states rather than territories.
  3. Short for United States.


  1. Plural of state.
  2. Plural of State.


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

states frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word states occurs in english on average 146.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

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