how to pronounce plead


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the above transcription of plead 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.

plead is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… to plead his case and so that brings us …”

meaning of plead

To plead means to ask for something in a very earnest and emotional way.

plead frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word plead 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.

topics plead can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that plead can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to plead


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