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.

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