how to pronounce compelled


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The above transcription of compelled 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.

compelled is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… what compelled me to be in philanthropy …”

meanings of compelled


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of compel.

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