how to pronounce wrong


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the above transcription of wrong 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.

wrong is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… there's a lot going wrong in the world …”

meaning of wrong

Wrong means incorrect, not right.

wrong frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word wrong occurs in english on average 211.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to wrong


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