how to pronounce retreated


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the above transcription of retreated 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.

retreated is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… brokerage firm retreated its earlier …”

meanings of retreated


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of retreat.

retreated frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word retreated occurs in english on average 2.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

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