how to pronounce spun


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spun is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… and as the wingnut spun off the bolt he …”

meanings of spun


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of spin.

spun frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word spun occurs in english on average 5.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to spun


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