how to pronounce severed


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severed is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and began experimenting with severed cow …”

meanings of severed


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of sever.


  1. Separated, cut off or broken apart.

severed frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word severed occurs in english on average 2.9 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 severed 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 severed can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to severed


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