how to pronounce passed


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passed is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… costs that can be passed on will then …”

meanings of passed


  1. That has passed a given qualification or examination; qualified.
  2. That has passed beyond a certain point (chiefly in set collocations).


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of pass.

passed frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word passed occurs in english on average 95.2 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 passed 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 passed can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to passed


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