how to pronounce dressed


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dressed is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… the president while dressed like this …”

meanings of dressed


  1. Prepared for eating, especially by the addition of specific condiments or dressing.
  2. Wearing clothes; attired (now often with qualifying word).
  3. Having been subjected to a preparatory process or treatment; treated, prepared.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of dress the girls were dressed in green; the shrimp sandwich dressed with lettuce and tomato is their top seller.

dressed frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word dressed occurs in english on average 38.5 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.

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

1) food and health;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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