how to pronounce wants


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the above transcription of wants 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.

wants is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of wants pronunciation

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

“… have some fun who wants to change the …”

meanings of wants


  1. Plural of want.


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

wants frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word wants occurs in english on average 147.1 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 wants 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 wants can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to wants


words that rhyme with wants


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