how to pronounce tapes


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the above transcription of tapes 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.

tapes is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… lordy I hope their tapes I I remember …”

meanings of tapes


  1. Plural of tape.


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

tapes frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word tapes occurs in english on average 6.5 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 tapes 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 tapes can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to tapes


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