how to pronounce whom


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the above transcription of whom 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.

whom is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… athletes many who've whom that I've …”

meanings of whom


  1. What person or people; which person or people, as the object of a preposition.
  2. What person or people; which person or people, as the object of a verb.
  3. Him; her; them (used as a relative pronoun to refer to a previously mentioned person or people.).

whom frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word whom occurs in english on average 81.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

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