how to pronounce absorbed


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absorbed is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… get absorbed back into the soil and …”

meanings of absorbed


  1. Fully occupied with one's thoughts; engrossed.
  2. Something that has been absorbed, taken in, engulfed, imbibed, or assimilated.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of absorb.

absorbed frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word absorbed occurs in english on average 8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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