how to pronounce shrunk


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shrunk is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… was expanded and and shrunk was was done …”

meanings of shrunk


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of shrink.


  1. Shrunken.

shrunk frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word shrunk occurs in english on average 2 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 shrunk 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 shrunk can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to shrunk


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