how to pronounce rubbed


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rubbed is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… that I just rubbed in my hands like this …”

meanings of rubbed


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of rub.


  1. Having had a substance applied through rubbing.

rubbed frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word rubbed occurs in english on average 6.6 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 rubbed 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 rubbed can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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