how to pronounce kept


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the above transcription of kept 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.

kept is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… so now we just kept a little bit ahead …”

meanings of kept


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of keep.

kept frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word kept occurs in english on average 137.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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