how to pronounce vs


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the above transcription of vs 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.

vs is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of vs pronunciation

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

“… watched the movie Ford vs. Ferrari and I …”

meanings of vs


  1. Plural of v.
  2. Plural of V.


  1. Abbreviation of very slightly (included): a degree of the inclusions in a diamond.
  2. Initialism of very special, or, very superior: a grade of premium cognac that has been aged in barrels for 2.5-4.5 years.


  1. Alternative form of vs.


  1. Obsolete typography of us.


  1. Initialism of Visual Studio: an integrated development environment.

vs frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word vs occurs in english on average 34 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 vs 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 vs can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) education, science, and technology;

4) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with vs


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