how to pronounce priest


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the above transcription of priest 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.

priest is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… the priest with the citizen and so for …”

meaning of priest

A priest is a person who is ordained to perform the sacred rites of a religion, especially by a bishop or an archbishop.

priest frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word priest occurs in english on average 17.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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