how to pronounce paralyzed


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paralyzed is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… the attack paralyzed computer networks …”

meanings of paralyzed


  1. Partly or wholly incapable of movement; disabled.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of paralyze.

paralyzed frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word paralyzed occurs in english on average 3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

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