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An example use of given in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… and she had also given up avocado on …”

meanings of given


  1. Assumed as fact or hypothesis.
  2. Currently discussed.
  3. Prone, disposed.
  4. Already arranged.
  5. Particular, specific.


  1. Past participle of give.


  1. Considering; taking into account.


  1. A condition that is assumed to be true without further evaluation.


  1. A surname​.

given frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word given occurs in english on average 418.6 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 given 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 given can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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