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the above transcription of altered is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

altered is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… alter it if it's to be altered the devil …”

meanings of altered


  1. Neutered; having had testicles or uterus and ovaries removed to prevent procreation.
  2. Having been changed from an original form.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of alter.


  1. A kind of car in drag racing, usually with a partial body situated behind the exposed engine.

altered frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word altered occurs in english on average 13.1 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 altered 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 altered can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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