how to pronounce expected


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expected is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… new things I'm expected at home the new …”

meanings of expected


  1. Anticipated; thought to be about to arrive or occur.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of expect.

expected frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word expected occurs in english on average 80.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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