how to pronounce relieved


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relieved is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… proud and relieved and exhausted and all …”

meanings of relieved


  1. Experiencing or exhibiting relief; freed from stress or discomfort.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of relieve.

relieved frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word relieved occurs in english on average 10.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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