how to pronounce pierced


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pierced is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… touch of stagecraft pierced the hearts …”

meanings of pierced


  1. Cut through; perforated.
  2. Having one or more body piercings.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of pierce.

pierced frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word pierced occurs in english on average 3.5 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 pierced 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 pierced can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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