how to pronounce fed

/ˈfɛd/

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fed is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… for all of these Fed initiatives we get …”

meanings of fed

noun:

  1. A police officer.
  2. A federal government officer or official, especially FBI, CIA, NSA, ATF, and DEA agents.
  3. Field emission display.
  4. A “federation" in which powerlifters organize to compete.

name:

  1. Abbreviation of Federal Reserve. (The Federal Reserve Board or System).
  2. Federal Reserve System. Alternative spelling of Fed.

verb:

  1. Simple past tense and past participle of feed.

words with pronunciation similar to fed

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