how to pronounce drowned


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the above transcription of drowned is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

drowned is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… have been drowned that's scary oh really …”

meanings of drowned


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of drown.


  1. That has died by drowning.

drowned frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word drowned occurs in english on average 5.3 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 drowned 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 drowned can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to drowned


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