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wear-out

wear-out
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wair out]
    • /wɛər aʊt/
    • /weə(r) ˈaʊt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wair out]
    • /wɛər aʊt/

Definition of wear-out word

  • noun wear-out the act or fact of wearing out; a worn-out condition: wear-out at the knees of pants. 1

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Origin of wear-out

First appearance:

before 1895
One of the 18% newest English words
First recorded in 1895-1900; noun use of verb phrase wear out

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Parts of speech for Wear-out

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

wear-out popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 48% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 61% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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