how to pronounce provoked


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the above transcription of provoked 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.

provoked is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… know what provoked it probably you're …”

meanings of provoked


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of provoke.

provoked frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word provoked occurs in english on average 3.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with provoked


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