how to pronounce portray

/pɔːɹˈtɹɛɪ/

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the above transcription of portray 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.

portray frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word portray occurs in english on average 7.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

portray is pronounced in two syllables

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pɔːɹtɹɛɪ

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

“… them to portray Celtic Catholicism as …”

meaning of portray

To portray means to represent or to show in a particular way.

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