how to pronounce observed


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observed is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… traditional and these changes are already observed, for example they are audiences …”

meanings of observed


  1. Exceptionally celebrated on a date other than the usual date.
  2. Simple past tense and past participle of observe.

observed frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word observed occurs in english on average 15 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 observed 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 observed can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with observed


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