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How to Pronounce bounds?

Correct pronunciation for the word "bounds" is [bˈa͡ʊndz], [bˈa‍ʊndz], [b_ˈaʊ_n_d_z].

"Bounds" in context

Bounds are restrictions or limits that help dictate behavior, goal achievement, and control one's environment. They can be physical such as fences or walls, or digital in the form of computer code or regulations. Bounds can also be mental or emotional, such as the pressure to succeed or the fear of failure. Bounds help to provide security, structure, and direction for one's life, whether at work, home, or in other areas of life. Without these boundaries, people would be free to do whatever they please, which could easily lead to chaos and conflict. By establishing and enforcing boundaries, we are creating order in our lives.

What are similar-sounding words for bounds?

Usage over time for bounds:

This graph shows how "bounds" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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