how to pronounce persist

/pɚˈsɪst/

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the above transcription of persist 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.

persist frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word persist occurs in english on average 2.6 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.

persist is pronounced in two syllables

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pɚsɪst

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

“… of the self doesn't persist over time he …”

meaning of persist

Persist means to continue to do something despite opposition.

words with pronunciation similar to persist

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