how to pronounce withheld


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withheld is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… it's with withheld at the same time I do …”

meanings of withheld


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of withhold.


  1. That one has withheld; kept from the possession or knowledge of another.

withheld frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word withheld occurs in english on average 1.5 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 withheld 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 withheld can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to withheld


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