how to pronounce them


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the above transcription of them 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.

them is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… again so it enabled them to kind of have …”

meanings of them


  1. (in the plural) Those ones.
  2. Used as the direct object of a verb.
  3. Used as the indirect object of a verb.
  4. Used as the object of a preposition.
  5. (in the singular) Him, her, or it; that one.


  1. Those.

them frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word them occurs in english on average 1734.2 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 them 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 them can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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