how to pronounce spied


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the above transcription of spied 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.

spied is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… think Obama spied on him and almost half …”

meanings of spied


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of spy.

spied frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word spied occurs in english on average 2.4 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 spied 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 spied can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to spied


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