how to pronounce works


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the above transcription of works 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.

works is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… how our universe works as far as we can …”

meanings of works


  1. Everything or everything that is available or possible; especially, all available toppings on food.
  2. A mechanism or machine; the means by which something happens.
  3. A factory or factories, or similar collection(s) of buildings.
  4. Drastic treatment; abuse; the axe (dismissal).
  5. Plural of work in its countable senses.


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


  1. Plural of Work.

works frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word works occurs in english on average 173.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics works 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 works can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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