how to pronounce swollen


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swollen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… there are swollen expectations for …”

meanings of swollen


  1. Protuberant or abnormally distended (as by injury or disease).


  1. Past participle of swell.

swollen frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word swollen occurs in english on average 5.3 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 swollen 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 swollen can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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