how to pronounce required


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the above transcription of required 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.

required is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… masks are not required indoors or …”

meanings of required


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of require.


  1. Necessary; obligatory; mandatory.

required frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word required occurs in english on average 68.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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