how to pronounce shelled


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shelled is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… I've shelled ours which are sort of …”

meanings of shelled


  1. Having a shell; testaceous.
  2. Unable to keep up in a race, having used up one's reserves of energy.
  3. Having had the shell removed.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of shell.

shelled frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word shelled occurs in english on average 0.9 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.

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