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How to Pronounce Whether?

Correct pronunciation for the word "Whether" is [wˈɛðə], [wˈɛðə], [w_ˈɛ_ð_ə].

"Whether" in context

Whether is a word typically used to introduce a yes-or-no question. It is most commonly used to indicate an undecided decision, typically in response to two or more options. It is also used to create a value judgement, either positively or negatively, on a certain topic. Whenever you hear a sentence beginning with the word "whether", you know that some kind of judgement is being made.

For example, if you ask the question, "whether or not I should go to the party," you are better for some kind of resolution - yes or no.

What are similar-sounding words for Whether?

Usage over time for Whether:

This graph shows how "Whether" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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