how to pronounce selected


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the above transcription of selected 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.

selected is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and 57 aircrafts selected and designed …”

meanings of selected


  1. That have been selected or chosen.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of select.

selected frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word selected occurs in english on average 25.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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