how to pronounce suspended


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suspended is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… after regulators suspended the previous …”

meanings of suspended


  1. Attached slightly below the summit of the ovary.
  2. Paid for but not consumed by a customer, so that it can be given to a less fortunate person.
  3. Hung from above.
  4. Suspended sentence.
  5. Suspended animation.
  6. Caused to stop for a while; interrupted or delayed.
  7. Having had its third omitted and replaced with a major second or perfect fourth.
  8. A chemical suspension.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of suspend.

suspended frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word suspended occurs in english on average 10.6 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 suspended 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 suspended can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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