how to pronounce whilst


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the above transcription of whilst 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.

whilst is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… through it unimpeded whilst others …”

meanings of whilst


  1. While, at the same time.

whilst frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word whilst occurs in english on average 49.5 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 whilst 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 whilst can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to whilst


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