how to pronounce stopped


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stopped is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… maybe you know he stopped in maybe 2000 …”

meanings of stopped


  1. Not moving, but not properly parked or berthed; said also of the occupants of such a vehicle.
  2. Having a stop; being closed at one end.
  3. In the state resulting from having stopped.
  4. Made by complete closure of the organs in the mouth; said of certain consonants such as b, d, p, and t.
  5. In a well-pruned state.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of stop.

stopped frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word stopped occurs in english on average 92.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) transport and travel;

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