how to pronounce wakes


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the above transcription of wakes 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.

wakes is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… oh it also really wakes me up in the …”

meanings of wakes


  1. A community holiday, particularly in northern England.
  2. Plural of wake.


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

wakes frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word wakes occurs in english on average 7.1 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 wakes 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 wakes can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to wakes


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