how to pronounce respectful

/ɹɪsˈpɛktfəl/

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respectful is pronounced in three syllables

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ɹɪspɛktfəl

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

“… your anger in a respectful way again …”

meanings of respectful

adjective:

  1. Marked or characterized by respect.

words that rhyme with respectful

disrespectful

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