how to pronounce turned


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turned is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… he can never be turned into another work …”

meanings of turned


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of turn.

turned frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word turned occurs in english on average 202.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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