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spoken foradjective [after verb]

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If something is spoken for, it is not ​available because someone has already ​bought or ​asked for it: Most of the ​bestpaintings in the ​exhibition were already spoken for. old-fashioned If someone is spoken for, they are not ​available for a ​romanticrelationship because they are already having one with someone ​else: Both ​girls were spoken for.
(Definition of spoken for from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spoken for”
in Chinese (Simplified) 已有人订购的, 有人要的, (人)有主的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 已有人訂購的, 有人要的, (人)有主的…
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