how to pronounce stones


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stones is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… here are the medieval stones yes this is …”

meanings of stones


  1. Courage.
  2. Plural of stone.
  3. Testicles; balls.


  1. A surname​.
  2. The Rolling Stones, a very successful British rock band formed in the 1960s, still together in the 21st century.


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

stones frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word stones occurs in english on average 19.8 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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