metropolises

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɛˈtɹɒ.pɒ.lɪs.ɪz/

Noun[edit]

metropolises

  1. plural of metropolis
    • 2020, Louis Boisgibault, Fahad Al Kabbani, Energy Transition in Metropolises, Rural Areas, and Deserts, page 18:
      The development of cities and metropolises has made it necessary to review this scheme.

Usage notes[edit]

Metropolises follows English inflection patterns (the addition of -es to a noun ending in s). Metropoleis follows Ancient Greek inflection patterns (see πόλις). Metropoli incorrectly follows Latin inflection patterns (metropolis is a third declension noun with the nominative plural metropolēs).

Verb[edit]

metropolises

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

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