how to pronounce wean

/wɛɪn/

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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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wɛɪn

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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

verb:

  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.

noun:

  1. A small child.

words with pronunciation similar to wean

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