how to pronounce signed


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the above transcription of signed 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.

signed is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of signed pronunciation

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

“… this pilot 1300 people signed up to come …”

meanings of signed


  1. Having both positive and negative varieties.
  2. Having a signature; endorsed.
  3. Furnished with signs and signposts; signposted.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of sign.

signed frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word signed occurs in english on average 45.9 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 signed 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 signed can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to signed


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