how to pronounce collected


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collected is pronounced in three syllables

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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


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


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of collect.

collected frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word collected occurs in english on average 19.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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