how to pronounce wages


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the above transcription of wages 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.

wages is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… supposed to be taxed on your wages in …”

meanings of wages


  1. Plural of wage. It may take a singular verb. E.g. 'the wages of sin is death' (Romans 6:23 KJV).
  2. One's total income for a time period.


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

wages frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word wages occurs in english on average 9.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

words with pronunciation similar to wages


words that rhyme with wages


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