how to pronounce smiled


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the above transcription of smiled 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.

smiled is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… i smiled i like i'm saved …”

meanings of smiled


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of smile.

smiled frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word smiled occurs in english on average 24.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to smiled


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