how to pronounce wives


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the above transcription of wives 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.

wives is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… there were husbands wives sons and …”

meanings of wives


  1. Plural of wife.

wives frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word wives occurs in english on average 14.7 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.

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