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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Past participle of to be.

Usage examples (31)
  • More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth.
  • But seldom has a title been so excruciating on every one of them.
  • Only once, in 1933, has the title been won by a woman not seeded in the top 10.
  • Had the term been used after the First World War, I could have been called a baby boomer. for more
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  • Have you been (past tense of be) in the bean (kind of vegetable) bin (box)?
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