how to pronounce directed


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directed is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… uh driven by or directed by the white …”

meanings of directed


  1. In a manner emphasizing one's point of view.
  2. Having the properties of a directed graph.
  3. Having the properties of a directed set.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of direct.

directed frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word directed occurs in english on average 28.1 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 directed 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 directed can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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