how to pronounce wean


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the above transcription of wean 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.

wean is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… perceived poorly maintained wean Hall …”

meanings of wean


  1. To cease to depend on the mother for nourishment.
  2. To cause to quit something to which one is addicted or habituated.
  3. To cease to depend.
  4. To cease giving milk to an offspring; to accustom and reconcile (a child or young animal) to a want or deprivation of mother's milk; to take from the breast or udder.


  1. A small child.

wean frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word wean 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.

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

1) business and work;

2) food and health;

3) life, nature, and living environment;

4) people, society, and culture;

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