how to pronounce avoided


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the above transcription of avoided 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.

avoided is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… that could have been avoided even more …”

meanings of avoided


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of avoid.

avoided frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word avoided occurs in english on average 11.4 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.

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