how to pronounce begun


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the above transcription of begun 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.

begun is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… independence had begun but in the …”

meanings of begun


  1. Simple past tense of begin.
  2. Past participle of begin.

begun frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word begun occurs in english on average 23.5 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.

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