how to pronounce led


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led is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… can't overcome and that's led some to …”

meanings of led


  1. Of a farm, etc.: managed by a deputy instead of the owner or tenant in person.
  2. Under somebody's control or leadership.


  1. Light-emitting diode.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of lead.

led frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word led occurs in english on average 81.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics led 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 led can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to led


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