how to pronounce dotted


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dotted is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… that is above the dotted prior line …”

meanings of dotted


  1. Made up of a series of dots.
  2. Covered with irregularly scattered objects.
  3. With a dot after, increasing the value of the duration by half of the basic note.
  4. That contains dots.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of dot.

dotted frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word dotted occurs in english on average 5 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.

topics dotted 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 dotted can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to dotted


words that rhyme with dotted


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