how to pronounce crushed


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crushed is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… that it was he crushed me he did yeah it …”

meanings of crushed


  1. Of a fabric, having the appearance of having been crushed.
  2. Pulverized, rendered into small, disconnected fragments.
  3. Broken, saddened, depressed.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of crush.

crushed frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word crushed occurs in english on average 15 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 crushed 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 crushed can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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