how to pronounce shaken


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shaken is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… I'm not that's here shaken up waking it …”

meanings of shaken


  1. Past participle of shake.


  1. In a state of shock or trauma.


  1. A flat shuriken resembling a spiked wheel, as opposed to the longer stick-like kind.

shaken frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word shaken occurs in english on average 5.5 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.

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