how to pronounce canned


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canned is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… um my dried goods canned goods anything …”

meanings of canned


  1. Drunk.
  2. Preserved in cans.
  3. Terminated, fired from a job.
  4. Previously prepared; not fresh or new; standardized, mass produced, or lacking originality or customization.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of can.

canned frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word canned occurs in english on average 11.3 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 canned 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 canned can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to canned


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