how to pronounce pursued


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pursued is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… which is the cohort that pursued the MBA …”

meanings of pursued


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of pursue.

pursued frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word pursued occurs in english on average 5.2 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 pursued 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 pursued can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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