how to pronounce taps


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the above transcription of taps 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.

taps is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… science taps into that sense of magic …”

meanings of taps


  1. Plural of tap.
  2. Plural of TAP.


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


  1. A bugle call played by the United States Armed Forces at dusk, during flag ceremonies, and at military funerals.

taps frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word taps occurs in english on average 4.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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