how to pronounce crossed


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crossed is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… that once we had crossed the line and …”

meanings of crossed


  1. Folded.
  2. Cruciate.
  3. Marked by a line drawn crosswise, often denoting cancellation.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of cross.

crossed frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word crossed occurs in english on average 27.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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words that rhyme with crossed


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