how to pronounce pew


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pew is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… so a pew research center poll found that …”

meanings of pew


  1. Any structure shaped like a church pew, such as a stall, formerly used by money lenders, etc.; a box in a theatre; or a pen or sheepfold.
  2. Initialism of pink-eyed white (mouse or rat).
  3. An enclosed compartment in a church which provides seating for a group of people, often a prominent family.
  4. One of the long benches in a church, seating several persons, usually fixed to the floor and facing the chancel.
  5. A chair; a seat.


  1. An expression of disgust in response to an unpleasant odor.
  2. Representative of the sound made by the firing of a gun.


  1. To furnish with pews.


  1. A surname​.

pew frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word pew occurs in english on average 3 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 pew 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 pew can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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