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“Leveled” or “Levelled”

Language

Leveled and levelled are both English terms.

Usage

Leveled is predominantly used in 🇺🇸 American (US) English (en-US) while levelled is predominantly used in 🇬🇧 British English (used in UK/AU/NZ) (en-GB).

In terms of actual appearance and usage, here's a breakdown by country, with usage level out of 100 (if available) 👇:

Term US UK India Philippines Canada Australia Liberia Ireland New Zealand Jamaica Trinidad & Tobago Guyana
leveled 98 51 37 77 67 52 0 48 62 0 0 0
levelled 2 49 63 23 33 48 0 52 38 0 0 0

  • In the United States, there is a preference for "leveled" over "levelled" (98 to 2).
  • In the United Kingdom, there is a preference for "leveled" over "levelled" (51 to 49).
  • In India, there is a 63 to 37 preference for "levelled" over "leveled".
  • In the Philippines, there is a preference for "leveled" over "levelled" (77 to 23).
  • In Canada, there is a preference for "leveled" over "levelled" (67 to 33).
  • In Australia, there is a preference for "leveled" over "levelled" (52 to 48).
  • In Liberia, there is not enough data to determine a preference between "leveled" and "levelled".
  • In Ireland, there is a 52 to 48 preference for "levelled" over "leveled".
  • In New Zealand, there is a preference for "leveled" over "levelled" (62 to 38).
  • In Jamaica, there is not enough data to determine a preference between "leveled" and "levelled".
  • In Trinidad & Tobago, there is not enough data to determine a preference between "leveled" and "levelled".
  • In Guyana, there is not enough data to determine a preference between "leveled" and "levelled".
Examples

Below, we provide some examples of when to use leveled or levelled with sample sentences.

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Examples in Context

Examples of “leveled”

  • destroyed churches have been entirely leveled with their masonry blasted into
  • top of the hill was leveled and lowered a further 15
  • The explosion leveled the building and killed 75
  • This criticism was leveled mainly at Laktionov’s trademark attention
  • wake of the decision, Perez leveled serious charges against the sport's
  • In November 2009, prosecutors leveled money laundering charges at Stepczynski
  • Avenue, where several homes were leveled, and one was swept away
  • were severely damaged, several being leveled to the ground.
  • point behind River Plate and leveled in points with Universidad de
  • press interviews, Myrons Captain Neal leveled criminal charges against the captains

Examples of “levelled”

  • a slope, but this was levelled out in 1951.
  • Castle (Burg Landesehre), is a levelled hilltop castle near on the
  • Denílson levelled the score in the 28th
  • Israeli settlers under military escort levelled agricultural ground and uprooted trees
  • Multiple actresses levelled accusations of Weinstein-like behaviour at
  • is similar to the critic levelled at development in developing countries
  • The moats have been levelled.
  • the early 1930s, it was levelled during the building of the
  • the station was infilled and levelled to build a rail yard.
  • the name was possible from "levelled sown field".


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