how to pronounce borrowed


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the above transcription of borrowed 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.

borrowed is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of borrowed pronunciation

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

“… just live on borrowed cash …”

meanings of borrowed


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of borrow.

borrowed frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word borrowed occurs in english on average 10 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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