how to pronounce prayed


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the above transcription of prayed is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

prayed is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… self-esteem if every day I prayed please …”

meanings of prayed


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of pray.

prayed frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word prayed occurs in english on average 14.1 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.

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