how to pronounce blocked


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blocked is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… is blocked by at least an inch of meat …”

meanings of blocked


  1. Drunk.
  2. Obstructed impeding general movement.
  3. Obstructed impeding total flow in a pipe, etc.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of block.

blocked frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word blocked occurs in english on average 9.4 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.

topics blocked 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 blocked can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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