how to pronounce compressed

/kəmˈpɹɛst/

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The above transcription of compressed 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.

compressed is pronounced in two syllables

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kəmpɹɛst

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

“… responses need to be compressed also …”

meanings of compressed

adjective:

  1. Flattened, especially when along its entire length.
  2. Pressed tightly together.

verb:

  1. Simple past tense and past participle of compress.

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