how to pronounce hired


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the above transcription of hired 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.

hired is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and should they be hired back once …”

meanings of hired


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of hire.

hired frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word hired occurs in english on average 16.6 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 hired 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 hired can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to hired


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