how to pronounce waist


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the above transcription of waist 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.

waist is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… of below the waist you don't use in …”

meaning of waist

Waist is the part of the body that is between the ribs and the hips.

waist frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word waist occurs in english on average 12.6 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 waist 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 waist can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to waist


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