how to pronounce barred


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barred is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… boys but she didn't she was barred from …”

meanings of barred


  1. Prevented, either by a physical barrier or by conditions.
  2. Having bars; striped.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of bar.

barred frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word barred occurs in english on average 3 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 barred 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 barred can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to barred


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