how to pronounce waste


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the above transcription of waste 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.

waste is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… parking you'd have a waste of space pay …”

meaning of waste

Waste means to use up or consume all that is available or needed.

waste frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word waste occurs in english on average 44.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to waste


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