how to pronounce pounded


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pounded is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… few short years he pounded out 50 books …”

meanings of pounded


  1. Having undergone pounding.
  2. Inebriated.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of pound.

pounded frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word pounded occurs in english on average 2.4 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.

words that rhyme with pounded


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