how to pronounce ridden


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ridden is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… scar-ridden wound filled …”

meanings of ridden


  1. Past participle of ride.
  2. Past participle of rid.


  1. Oppressed, dominated or plagued by.
  2. Full of.

ridden frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word ridden occurs in english on average 3.7 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 ridden 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 ridden can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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