how to pronounce volunteered


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volunteered is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… have money to do it we volunteered for …”

meanings of volunteered


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of volunteer.

volunteered frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word volunteered 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 volunteered 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 volunteered can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) people, society, and culture;

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