how to pronounce known

/ˈnoʊn/

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known is pronounced in one syllable

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noʊn

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

“… now I think I've known you not really …”

meanings of known

adjective:

  1. Accepted, familiar, researched.
  2. Identified as a specific type; famous, renowned.

noun:

  1. Any fact or situation which is known or familiar.
  2. A constant or variable the value of which is already determined.

verb:

  1. Past participle of know.

words with pronunciation similar to known

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