how to pronounce airwaves


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the above transcription of airwaves 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.

airwaves is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of airwaves in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the airwaves music critic jon Pareles …”

meanings of airwaves


  1. Radio-frequency electromagnetic waves, usually used in the context of wireless communication; radio waves.
  2. Radio or television broadcasts.

airwaves frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word airwaves occurs in english on average 2.6 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.

topics airwaves 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 airwaves can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) transport and travel;

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