how to pronounce received


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received is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… she received from Tupac Shakur …”

meanings of received


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of receive.


  1. Generally accepted as correct or true.

received frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word received occurs in english on average 115.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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