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tried

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Pronunciation: /trʌɪd
 
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Definition of tried in English:

past and past participle of try.

Phrases

tried and tested (or tried and trusted or North American tried and true)

1
Denoting something that has proven in the past to be effective or reliable: a tried-and-tested recipe
More example sentences
  • At the same time, many tried-and-true products are proven best sellers.
  • The communities affected by youth crime deserve effective, tried-and-tested responses,’ Mr Redmond said.
  • A franchisee would be foolish to buy into a system and not follow the tried-and-true recipe.
Synonyms
reliable, dependable, trustworthy, trusted, certain, sure, true;
proven, proved, tested, tried out, tried and tested, put to the test, established, fail-safe, time-honoured, classic;
reputable

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