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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [vey-guh-nuh r]
    • /ˈveɪ gə nər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [vey-guh-nuh r]
    • /ˈveɪ gə nər/

Definitions of wegener word

  • noun wegener Alfred Lothar [ahl-freyt loh-tahr,, loh-tahr] /ˈɑl freɪt ˈloʊ tɑr,, loʊˈtɑr/ (Show IPA), 1880–1930, German meteorologist and geophysicist: originated theory of continental drift. 1
  • noun wegener Alfred (ˈalfreːt). 1880–1930, German meteorologist: regarded as the originator of the theory of continental drift 0

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A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 78% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
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