how to pronounce handed


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handed is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… taught a subject you're handed a pile of …”

meanings of handed


  1. With hands joined; hand in hand.
  2. Having a peculiar or characteristic hand or way of treating others.
  3. Having a certain kind or number of hands.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of hand.

handed frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word handed occurs in english on average 28 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 handed 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 handed can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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