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 frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word drowned occurs in english on average 6.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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.

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