how to pronounce wave


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the above transcription of wave 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.

wave is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… surfer you enjoy every wave and if you …”

meaning of wave

Wave means to move something back and forth, such as a flag, hand, or arm, in a regular, rhythmic motion.

wave frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word wave occurs in english on average 34 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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