how to pronounce thanks


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the above transcription of thanks 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.

thanks is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… um go ahead sure thanks jim a question …”

meanings of thanks


  1. Used to express appreciation or gratitude.


  1. Plural of thank.


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

thanks frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word thanks occurs in english on average 184.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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