how to pronounce killed


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the above transcription of killed 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.

killed is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… improve though I think I killed a few of …”

meanings of killed


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of kill.


  1. Deoxidized.

killed frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word killed occurs in english on average 69.3 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.

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