how to pronounce twos


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the above transcription of twos 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.

twos is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… and ones we now have fours twos and ones …”

meanings of twos


  1. Plural of two.
  2. A reserves team.
  3. The age of two; two years old.
  4. A pair of twos.


  1. To share a cigarette with someone after smoking half of it.

twos frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word twos occurs in english on average 0.8 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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