how to pronounce motive

/ˈmoʊtɪv/

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The above transcription of motive 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.

motive is pronounced in two syllables

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moʊtɪv

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

“… how do you assess motive how important …”

meaning of motive

Motive means the reason for doing something.

words with pronunciation similar to motive

motivesemotivemotormotorsmopingmotemoaningvotingboatingnoting

words that rhyme with motive

emotivelocomotiveautomotive

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