how to pronounce waken


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waken is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of waken in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… kicked waken him and then said get up I …”

meanings of waken


  1. To wake or rouse from sleep.
  2. To awaken; to cease to sleep; to be awakened; to stir.

waken frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word waken occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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