how to pronounce wise


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the above transcription of wise 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.

wise is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… plant and the wise farmer understands …”

meaning of wise

Wise means having or showing knowledge and good judgment.

wise frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word wise occurs in english on average 31.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) education, science, and technology;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to wise


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