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The above transcription of sharpened 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.

sharpened is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… women sharpened women she provides …”

meanings of sharpened


  1. Having a sharp point or edge.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of sharpen.

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