how to pronounce insist

/ˌɪnˈsɪst/

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the above transcription of insist 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.

insist frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word insist occurs in english on average 1.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

insist is pronounced in two syllables

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ɪnsɪst

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

“… to insist upon is that Picasso's gift is …”

meaning of insist

Insist means to demand or require strongly.

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