how to pronounce waves


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the above transcription of waves 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.

waves is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… so if smooth jazz heat waves and a bit …”

meanings of waves


  1. Plural of wave.


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


  1. Initialism of Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service.

waves frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word waves occurs in english on average 23.6 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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