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defined is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… family can be defined so how does it all …”

meanings of defined


  1. Having extreme muscle separation as a result of low body fat.
  2. Having a definition or value.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of define.

defined frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word defined occurs in english on average 22.7 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 defined 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 defined can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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