how to pronounce apprehended


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apprehended is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… uh when children are apprehended at the …”

meanings of apprehended


  1. Conceived; understood.
  2. Having come to accept an understanding of something.
  3. Taken; seized.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of apprehend.

apprehended frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word apprehended occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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