how to pronounce smothered


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the above transcription of smothered 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.

smothered is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… just i smothered it with acting oh that …”

meanings of smothered


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of smother.

smothered frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word smothered occurs in english on average 2.6 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 smothered 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 smothered can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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