how to pronounce wield


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wield is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… power and how do they wield it against …”

meanings of wield


  1. To exercise (authority or influence) effectively.
  2. To control, to guide or manage.
  3. To command, rule over; to possess or own.
  4. To handle with skill and ease, especially a weapon or tool.

wield frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word wield occurs in english on average 1.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to wield


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