how to pronounce whispers


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the above transcription of whispers 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.

whispers is pronounced in two syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of whispers


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video examples of whispers pronunciation

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

“… funeral or if someone whispers a joke to …”

meanings of whispers


  1. Plural of whisper.


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

whispers frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word whispers occurs in english on average 6.4 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.

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