how to pronounce knocked


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the above transcription of knocked 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.

knocked is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… you knocked on doors you made your …”

meanings of knocked


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of knock.

knocked frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word knocked occurs in english on average 15.1 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 knocked 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 knocked can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to knocked


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