how to pronounce departed


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departed is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… or recently departed compliance officers …”

meanings of departed


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of depart.


  1. Dead.


  1. A dead person or persons.

departed frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word departed occurs in english on average 5.1 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.

words that rhyme with departed


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