how to pronounce grew


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grew is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… some of these protoplanets grew into the …”

meanings of grew


  1. Past participle of grow.
  2. Simple past tense of grow.
  3. Alternative form of grue (“shudder with fear").

grew frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word grew occurs in english on average 57.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) people, society, and culture;

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