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 frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word prevented occurs in english on average 19.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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.

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