how to pronounce grabbed


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the above transcription of grabbed 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.

grabbed is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… bear time so I grabbed the horn somebody …”

meanings of grabbed


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of grab.

grabbed frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word grabbed occurs in english on average 27.7 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 grabbed 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 grabbed can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to grabbed


words that rhyme with grabbed


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