how to pronounce bitten


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the above transcription of bitten 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.

bitten is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… I was bitten by that entrepreneurial bug …”

meanings of bitten


  1. Past participle of bite.

bitten frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word bitten occurs in english on average 4 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 bitten 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 bitten can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to bitten


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