how to pronounce winnow


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winnow is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… bottom the young ones winnow to a tiny …”

meanings of winnow


  1. To separate, sift, analyze, or test by separating items having different values.
  2. To subject (granular material, especially food grain) to a current of air separating heavier and lighter components, as grain from chaff.
  3. To move about with a flapping motion, as of wings; to flutter.
  4. To blow upon or toss about by blowing; to set in motion as with a fan or wings.


  1. The act of winnowing.
  2. That which winnows or which is used in winnowing; a contrivance for fanning or winnowing grain.

winnow frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word winnow occurs in english on average 0.1 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 winnow 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 winnow can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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