how to pronounce sprung


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sprung is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… with utopian socialism that sprung up as …”

meanings of sprung


  1. Fitted or cushioned with springs.
  2. Utterly infatuated with someone; completely taken over by romantic interest.
  3. Drunk.
  4. Cracked or strained.
  5. Caught doing something illegal or against the rules.


  1. Past participle of spring.
  2. Alternative form of sprang: simple past tense of spring.

sprung frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word sprung occurs in english on average 3.7 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 sprung 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 sprung can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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