how to pronounce protected


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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.

protected frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word protected occurs in english on average 18.1 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.

topics protected 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 protected can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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