how to pronounce respectable


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the above transcription of respectable 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.

respectable is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… legitimate it's very respectable before …”

meanings of respectable


  1. Decent; satisfactory.
  2. Deserving respect.
  3. Moderately well-to-do.

respectable frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word respectable occurs in english on average 5.3 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 respectable 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 respectable can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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