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abandoned is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of abandoned in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… cape so then I abandoned the idea that …”

meanings of abandoned


  1. No longer being acted upon by the geologic forces that formed it.
  2. Free from constraint; uninhibited. <ref name =SOED/>.
  3. No longer maintained by its former owners, residents, or caretakers; forsaken, deserted. <ref name =SOED/>.
  4. Having given oneself up to vice; immoral; extremely wicked, or sinning without restraint; irreclaimably wicked. <ref name =SOED>“abandoned", in [[w:Charles Talbut Onions|C[harles] T[albut] Onions]], editor, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 2002, →ISBN, OCLC 492714493, page 2.</ref>.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of abandon.

abandoned frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word abandoned occurs in english on average 23.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics abandoned 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 abandoned can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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