how to pronounce pave


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the above transcription of pave 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.

pave is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… before me and who started to pave the …”

meanings of pave


  1. To cover with stone, concrete, blacktop or other solid covering, especially to aid travel.
  2. To cover something with paving slabs.
  3. To pave the way for; to make easy and smooth.

pave frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pave occurs in english on average 1 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.

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