how to pronounce reserved


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reserved is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of reserved pronunciation

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

“… and more of a novelty reserved for …”

meanings of reserved


  1. Set aside for a particular person or purpose.
  2. Slow to reveal emotion or opinions.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of reserve.

reserved frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word reserved occurs in english on average 12.3 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.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with reserved


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