how to pronounce whole


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the above transcription of whole 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.

whole is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… gender wage gap a whole host of things …”

meaning of whole

Whole means the entirety of something.

whole frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word whole occurs in english on average 343.4 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.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to whole


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