how to pronounce deserve


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The above transcription of deserve 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.

deserve is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… don't really feel you deserve it because …”

meaning of deserve

Deserve means to be worthy of, to merit, to be deserving of.

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