how to pronounce worked


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worked is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… word he wrote he worked in a frenzy and …”

meanings of worked


  1. Wrought.
  2. Decorated or embellished; embroidered.
  3. Designed or executed in a particular manner or to a particular degree.
  4. Prepared so as to demonstrate the steps required.
  5. Processed in a particular way; prepared via labour.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of work.

worked frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word worked occurs in english on average 152.7 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.

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

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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