marked

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adjective \ˈmärkt\

Definition of marked

  1. 1 :  having an identifying mark <marked playing cards>

  2. 2\or ˈmär-kəd\ :  having a distinctive or emphasized character <has a marked drawl>

  3. 3a :  enjoying fame or notoriety <Winning the race made him a marked man.>b :  being an object of attack, suspicion, or vengeance <To his enemies, the rebel leader was a marked man.>

  4. 4 :  overtly signaled by a linguistic feature <with most English nouns the plural is the marked number>

markedly

play \ˈmär-kəd-lē\ adverb

markedness

play \ˈmär-kəd-nəs\ noun

Examples of marked in a sentence

  1. He speaks with a marked accent.

  2. There was a marked change in her attitude.

  3. There's been a marked improvement in the weather.

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of marked

before 12th century



MARKED Defined for English Language Learners

marked

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adjective \ˈmärkt\

Definition of marked for English Language Learners

  • : having a mark or a particular kind of mark

  • : very noticeable


MARKED Defined for Kids

marked

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adjective \ˈmärkt\

Definition of marked for Students

  1. 1 :  having notes or information written on it

  2. 2 :  noticeable <Her father speaks with a marked accent.>

  3. 3 :  showing identification <a marked police car>



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