how to pronounce prevented


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the above transcription of prevented 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.

prevented is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… that suicide can't be prevented and that …”

meanings of prevented


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of prevent.

prevented frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word prevented occurs in english on average 7.5 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 prevented 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 prevented can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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