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spoken

2 adjective
     
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1

spoken English/language etc

SL the form of language that you speak rather than write [↪ written]
2

the spoken word

spoken language rather than written language or music:
pupils' understanding of the spoken word
a spoken-word CD
3

quietly/softly-spoken

British English speaking in a quiet way:
a softly spoken young man
4

be spoken for

a) if someone is spoken for, they are married or already have a serious relationship with someone
b) if something is spoken for, you cannot buy it because it is being kept for someone else

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