how to pronounce descended


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the above transcription of descended 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.

descended is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… where a skinny black girl descended from …”

meanings of descended


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of descend.

descended frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word descended occurs in english on average 5.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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