marked
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈmɑːkɪd/
  • (GA) IPA: /mɑɹkt/
  • (some North American dialects, adjective: clearly evident): IPA: /ˈmɑɹkɪd/, /ˈmɑɹkəd/
Adjective

marked

  1. Having a visible or identifying mark.
    1. (of a playing card) Having a secret mark on the back for cheating.
  2. Clearly evident; noticeable; conspicuous.
    The eighth century BC saw a marked increase in the general wealth of Cyprus.
  3. (linguistics, of a word, form, or phoneme) Distinguished by a positive feature.
    e.g. in author and authoress, the latter is marked for its gender by a suffix.
  4. Singled out; suspicious; treated with hostility; the object of vengeance.
    A marked man.
  5. (of a police vehicle) In police livery, as opposed to unmarked.
Synonyms Antonyms Pronunciation Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of mark



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