how to pronounce fired


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fired is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… dress it the company fired him instead …”

meanings of fired


  1. Dismissed, let go from a job.
  2. Heated in a furnace, kiln, etc., to become permanently hardened.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of fire.

fired frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word fired occurs in english on average 21 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

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