how to pronounce criticized


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the above transcription of criticized 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.

criticized is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… attacked or criticized but like that's …”

meanings of criticized


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of criticize.

criticized frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word criticized occurs in english on average 4.5 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 criticized 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 criticized can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to criticized


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