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Pronunciation of Carpeted: Learn how to pronounce Carpeted in English correctly

Learn how to say Carpeted correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word carpet:

1a floor covering made from thick woven fabric:
the house has fitted carpets throughout
[mass noun]:
the floor was covered with carpet
a large rug, especially an oriental one:
priceless Persian carpets
a thick or soft expanse or layer of something:
carpets of wood anemones and bluebells
informal, chiefly US a type of artificial playing surface on a tennis court or sports field:
anybody’s batting average must benefit from being able to play on the carpet
[as modifier]:
the New York carpet courts
2 [with modifier] a slender moth marked with undulating bands of colour across the wings.
Many species in the family Geometridae, including the garden carpet (Xanthorhoe fluctuata)
verb (carpets, carpeting, carpeted)
[with object]
1cover with carpet:
the stairs were carpeted in a lovely shade of red
cover with a thick or soft expanse or layer of something:
the meadows are carpeted with flowers
2British informal reprimand severely:
the Chancellor of the Exchequer carpeted the bank bosses

on the carpet

informal being severely reprimanded by someone in authority:
we’ve all been on the carpet for the chances we took
[possibly from carpet in the sense ‘table covering’, referring to ‘the carpet of the council table’, before which one would be summoned for reprimand; or simply referring to the carpet in front of a superior’s desk]
sweep something under the carpet

conceal or ignore a problem or difficulty in the hope that it will be forgotten:
the Salvation Army feared the scheme was an attempt to sweep the problem under the carpet

Middle English (denoting a thick fabric used as a cover for a table or bed): from Old French carpite or medieval Latin carpita, from obsolete Italian carpita ‘woollen counterpane’, based on Latin carpere ‘pluck, pull to pieces’