how to pronounce protective


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The above transcription of protective 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.

protective is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… it with a protective layer or it can …”

meaning of protective

Protective means to provide with protection.

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