how to pronounce wishes


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the above transcription of wishes 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.

wishes is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… help make sure her wishes are being …”

meanings of wishes


  1. Plural of wish.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of wish.

wishes frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word wishes occurs in english on average 23.7 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.

words that rhyme with wishes


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