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How to Pronounce MINES?

Correct pronunciation for the word "MINES" is [mˈa͡ɪnz], [mˈa‍ɪnz], [m_ˈaɪ_n_z].

"MINES" in context

MINES are excavations which are made in the earth's surface to extract natural resources such as coal, metals, and minerals. They are heavily used in many countries and play a major role in the economies of those countries. Mines range in size, with some being quite large and going hundreds of feet deep into the ground. Mining is a dangerous profession, as there is always a risk of roof collapse and toxic gases.

Mines employ many people, both directly and indirectly. Mining companies are some of the largest employers in the world, with many thousands of workers involved in the industry.

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