how to pronounce bred


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bred is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… leaders born or bred I think leadership …”

meanings of bred


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of breed.

bred frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word bred occurs in english on average 3.3 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 bred 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 bred can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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