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view main entry for confused adjective  /kənˈfjuːzd/
British English pronunciation: confusedClick to listen to the pronunciation of confused

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  /kənˈfjuːzədli/ adverb
British English pronunciation: confusedlyClick to listen to the pronunciation of confusedly

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