how to pronounce persecuted


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persecuted is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… Catholics who were persecuted in England …”

meanings of persecuted


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of persecute.

persecuted frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word persecuted occurs in english on average 3.3 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 persecuted 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 persecuted can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to persecuted


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