how to pronounce suffers


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the above transcription of suffers 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.

suffers is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… heart suffers for what's going on in the …”

meanings of suffers


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

suffers frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word suffers occurs in english on average 6 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.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

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