how to pronounce weal


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weal is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of weal


  1. Wealth, riches.
  2. A raised, longitudinal wound, usually purple, on the surface of flesh caused by a stroke of a rod or whip; a welt.
  3. Specifically, the general happiness of a community, country etc. (often with qualifying word).
  4. Welfare, prosperity.
  5. Boon, benefit.


  1. To mark with stripes; to wale.

weal frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word weal occurs in english on average 0.4 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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