how to pronounce wished


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the above transcription of wished 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.

wished is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… Turner he wished for a burner the kill …”

meanings of wished


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of wish.

wished frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word wished occurs in english on average 16.7 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 wished 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 wished can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to wished


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