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English definition of “spoken”

spoken

verb uk   /ˈspəʊ.kən/ us    /ˈspoʊ-/
past participle of speak the spoken word language that is spoken, not written or sung: The library holds recordings of the spoken word as opposed to music.
(Definition of spoken verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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