how to pronounce telephones


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the above transcription of telephones 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.

telephones is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… including typing telephones the subway …”

meanings of telephones


  1. Plural of telephone.


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

telephones frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word telephones occurs in english on average 1.1 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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