how to pronounce tortures


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the above transcription of tortures 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.

tortures is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of tortures


  1. Plural of torture.


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

tortures frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tortures occurs in english on average 0.5 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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