how to pronounce threepence


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threepence is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of threepence


  1. The amount of money equal to that of three pence (old or new).
  2. A former (pre-decimalisation) British or Irish coin worth three old pence.

threepence frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word threepence occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with threepence


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