how to pronounce driven


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driven is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… sewer pipes and boiler driven pumps are …”

meanings of driven


  1. Formed into snowdrifts by wind.
  2. Obsessed; passionately motivated to achieve goals.


  1. Past participle of drive.

driven frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word driven occurs in english on average 26.1 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.

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