how to pronounce wince


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wince is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… turn in wince and hold on putting your …”

meanings of wince


  1. To kick or flounce when unsteady or impatient.
  2. To flinch as if in pain or distress.
  3. To wash (cloth), dip it in dye, etc., with the use of a wince.


  1. A reel used in dyeing, steeping, or washing cloth; a winch. It is placed over the division wall between two wince pits so as to allow the cloth to descend into either compartment at will.
  2. A sudden movement or gesture of shrinking away.


  1. A surname​.

wince frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word wince occurs in english on average 1 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 wince 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 wince can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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