how to pronounce wish


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the above transcription of wish 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.

wish is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… flag for me hey I wish I could but you …”

meaning of wish

Wish means to want something very much.

wish frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word wish occurs in english on average 153.7 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 wish 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 wish can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to wish


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