how to pronounce want


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the above transcription of want 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.

want is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… come talk to us if you want to be a fund …”

meaning of want

Want means to feel a strong desire for something.

want frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word want occurs in english on average 985.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to want


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