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spoken

[ spoh-kuhn ]
/ ˈspoʊ kən /
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verb

a past participle of speak.

adjective

uttered or expressed by speaking; oral (opposed to written): the spoken word.
speaking, or using speech, as specified (usually used in combination): fair-spoken; plain-spoken; soft-spoken.

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British Dictionary definitions for spoken

spoken
/ (ˈspəʊkən) /

verb

the past participle of speak

adjective

uttered through the medium of speechCompare written
(in combination) having speech as specifiedsoft-spoken
spoken for engaged, reserved, or allocated
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