how to pronounce shown


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the above transcription of shown 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.

shown is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… start to get shown to actual humans it's …”

meanings of shown


  1. Past participle of show.


  1. A surname​.

shown frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word shown occurs in english on average 56.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

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