Spoken - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈspoʊkən|  American pronunciation of the word spoken
Brit.  |ˈspəʊk(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word spoken
- this word is a past participle form of the irregular verbto speak

adjective

- uttered through the medium of speech or characterized by speech; sometimes used in combination

a spoken message
the spoken language
a soft-spoken person
sharp-spoken

Examples

...a spoken agreement is too easily broken...

...a politician who knows the power of the spoken word...

Since the party, she has not spoken to him at all.

Have you two spoken since yesterday?

Not a word was spoken between them the whole time.

The English that was spoken by William Shakespeare is very different from the modern English spoken today.

He made a cutting remark about my family, and I haven't spoken to him since.

...some of the state's most prominent clericals have spoken out against the measure...

... was quiet spoken, but he had a cynical arch to his brows, as though he were repressing an urge to sneer.

words spoken in lamentation for the dead

I object to being spoken to like that.

English is spoken here.

He is well spoken of.

Her child, Mary, died very young and was never spoken of.

I'm afraid you can't have these seats - they're already spoken for.

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