how to pronounce stays


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the above transcription of stays 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.

stays is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… and I hope everyone stays safe thanks …”

meanings of stays


  1. Plural of stay.
  2. A corset.


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


  1. Plural of Stay.

stays frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word stays occurs in english on average 17.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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