how to pronounce taught


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the above transcription of taught is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

taught is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… that was how he taught us he would say …”

meanings of taught


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of teach.

taught frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word taught occurs in english on average 62.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) education, science, and technology;

2) people, society, and culture;

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