how to pronounce troubles


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the above transcription of troubles 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.

troubles is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… Osborn are tackling troubles one tear at …”

meanings of troubles


  1. The continued violence and terrorist, military and paramilitary activity in Northern Ireland that happened from the mid 1960s to the late 1990s.


  1. Plural of trouble.


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

troubles frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word troubles occurs in english on average 11.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with troubles


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