how to pronounce courteous


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The above transcription of courteous is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

courteous is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of courteous in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of courteous


  1. Showing regard or thought for others; especially, displaying good manners or etiquette.

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