how to pronounce retired

/ɹɪˈtaɪɹd/

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retired frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word retired occurs in english on average 113.1 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.

retired is pronounced in two syllables

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ɹɪtaɪɹd

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

“… community people who are retired and …”

meanings of retired

adjective:

  1. Of a place: far from civilisation, not able to be easily seen or accessed; secluded.
  2. Having left employment, especially on reaching pensionable age.
  3. No longer in use or production.
  4. Secluded from society (of a lifestyle, activity etc.); private, quiet.

verb:

  1. Simple past tense and past participle of retire.

words that rhyme with retired

expired

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