how to pronounce tends


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the above transcription of tends 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.

tends is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… of course not the rancher tends to his …”

meanings of tends


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

tends frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word tends occurs in english on average 15.9 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.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to tends


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