how to pronounce wore


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wore is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… what I want I wore I see a liar …”

meanings of wore


  1. Past participle of wear.
  2. Simple past tense of wear.


  1. Synonym of WORA (write once, run everywhere).

wore frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word wore occurs in english on average 33 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 wore 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 wore can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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