how to pronounce points


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points is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of points in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… thinking behind those points thank you …”

meanings of points


  1. The two metal surfaces in a distributor which close or open to allow current to flow or not through the ignition coil. Each surface is called a point singular (there's usually a moving point which is pushed by the distributor cam and a fixed point which isn't), but they're made together in a unit and serviced or replaced that way and are hence normally called points plural.
  2. Plural of point.
  3. Movable rails which can be used to switch a train from one railway track to another.


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


  1. An unincorporated community in West Virginia.

points frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word points occurs in english on average 144.7 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 points 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 points can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to points


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