how to pronounce slain


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slain is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… headlines about who was slain so we see …”

meanings of slain


  1. Past participle of slay.


  1. Those who have been killed.

slain frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word slain 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.

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