how to pronounce finished


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the above transcription of finished 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.

finished is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… even if there's a finished version which …”

meanings of finished


  1. Processed or perfected.
  2. Completed; concluded; done.
  3. Done for; doomed; used up.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of finish.

finished frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word finished occurs in english on average 131.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with finished


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