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tried

Syllabification: tried
Pronunciation: /trīd
 
/

Definition of tried in English:

past and past participle of try.

adjective

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Used in various phrases to describe something that has proved effective or reliable before: novel applications of tried-and-tested methods a tried-and-true recipe
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  • I know six or seven of the lads who have been tried and tested and the rest of the team look a good set.
  • Sadly, the idea of the game has been tried and tested so many times it seems old hat now.
  • The formula is a tried way of expressing satirical disaffection.

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