how to pronounce described


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described is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… Gustav Magnus who described it in 1852 …”

meanings of described


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of describe.

described frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word described occurs in english on average 52 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with described


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