how to pronounce attempted


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attempted is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… the issues and attempted to describe …”

meanings of attempted


  1. Tried, with the connotation of failure.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of attempt.

attempted frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word attempted occurs in english on average 21.6 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.

words that rhyme with attempted


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