how to pronounce stems


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the above transcription of stems 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.

stems is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… his breadth of experience stems in part …”

meanings of stems


  1. Plural of STEM: scanning transmission electron microscopes.
  2. Plural of stem.


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


  1. Plural of Stem.

stems frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word stems occurs in english on average 8.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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