how to pronounce protected


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the above transcription of protected 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.

protected frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word protected occurs in english on average 41.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

protected is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… areas to be fully protected by 2030 with …”

meanings of protected


  1. Having the protected access modifier, indicating that a program element is accessible to subclasses but not to the program in general.
  2. Defended.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of protect.

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