how to pronounce compressed


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

“… responses need to be compressed also …”

meanings of compressed


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


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of compress.

compressed frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word compressed occurs in english on average 2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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