how to pronounce wails


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wails is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of wails


  1. Plural of wail.


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

wails frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word wails occurs in english on average 0.8 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.

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