how to pronounce wound


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wound is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… including wound healing bio adhesives …”

meanings of wound


  1. A hurt to a person's feelings, reputation, prospects, etc.
  2. An injury to a person by which the skin is divided or its continuity broken.
  3. An injury, such as a cut, stab, or tear, to a (usually external) part of the body.


  1. To hurt or injure (someone) by cutting, piercing, or tearing the skin.
  2. Simple past tense and past participle of wind.
  3. To hurt (a person's feelings).

wound frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word wound occurs in english on average 16 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 wound 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 wound can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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