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the above transcription of ups 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.

ups is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… there's going to be ups and downs the …”

meanings of ups


  1. Plural of up.
  2. Plural of UP.
  3. Initialism of ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopy.
  4. Initialism of ubiquitin-proteasome system.
  5. Initialism of uninterruptible power supply/source.


  1. Initialism of United Parcel Service.


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


  1. Misspelling of oops.

ups frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word ups occurs in english on average 18.3 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 ups 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 ups can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) transport and travel;

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