How to Pronounce torn?

Correct pronunciation for the word "torn" is [tˈɔːn], [tˈɔːn], [t_ˈɔː_n].

"Torn" in context

Torn is an adjective used to describe something that has been ripped, split, or otherwise damaged due to an impact. It is often used to describe cloth when there is a large rip or tear in it, but can also refer to paper, wood, plastic, or other materials that have been split or ripped. Torn can also refer to skin or flesh when people are injured, though this is more commonly referred to as a cut. Torn items cannot usually be repaired, and must be replaced, though some items of clothing may be sewn up or patched if the tear is not too large.

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