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wonderverb

 us   /ˈwʌn·dər/

wonder verb (QUESTION)

to think about things in a questioning and sometimes doubting way: [I] I often wonder about those kids. [+ question word] I wonder what he is doing here. [I] Don’t you ever wonder if she’s happy?

wondernoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈwʌn·dər/

wonder noun [C/U] (SURPRISE)

a feeling of great surprise and admiration, or someone or something that causes such feelings: [U] People simply stared at her in wonder. [C] She’s a wonder! [U] If you didn’t study, no wonder you failed the test. [C] Among the wonders of medicine is anesthetic.
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