how to pronounce wright


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wright is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… and Henry Wright heavily influenced by …”

meanings of wright


  1. An American surname; also a confused anglicization of the French le droit.
  2. A British occupational surname from a maker of machinery; found in many combinations such as Cartwright.


  1. A builder or maker of something.


  1. Misspelling of write.

wright frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word wright occurs in english on average 7.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics wright 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 wright can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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