how to pronounce polished


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polished is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… division to be polished and metallurgy …”

meanings of polished


  1. Made smooth or shiny by polishing.
  2. Refined, elegant.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of polish.

polished frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word polished occurs in english on average 7.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with polished


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