spoken Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “spoken” in the English Dictionary

"spoken" in British English

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uk   /ˈspəʊ.kən/  us   /ˈspoʊ-/
past participle ofspeakthe spoken word language that is spoken, not written or ​sung: The ​libraryholdsrecordings of the spoken word as ​opposed to ​music.


uk   /-spəʊ.kən/  us   /-spoʊ-/
speaking in a ​particular way: a softly-spoken ​young man a ​well-spokenlady
(Definition of spoken from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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 us   /ˈspoʊ·kən/
past participle of speak
(Definition of spoken from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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