how to pronounce waited


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the above transcription of waited 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.

waited is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… day we've waited for for 40 years to …”

meanings of waited


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of wait.

waited frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word waited occurs in english on average 34.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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