how to pronounce well


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the above transcription of well 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.

well is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… the best story is well told can be told …”

meaning of well

Well means in a satisfactory manner.

well frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word well occurs in english on average 1255.9 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.

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