how to pronounce invented


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invented is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… thought to have been invented in 1600s …”

meanings of invented


  1. Fictional, made up, imaginary.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of invent.

invented frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word invented occurs in english on average 11.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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