how to pronounce collected

/kəˈlɛktəd/

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collected is pronounced in three syllables

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kəlɛktəd

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

“… in sixth grade we collected brand new …”

meanings of collected

adjective:

  1. Cool‐headed, emotionally stable, in focus.
  2. Gathered together.

verb:

  1. Simple past tense and past participle of collect.

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