how to pronounce respective


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the above transcription of respective 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.

respective is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and their respective central banks have …”

meaning of respective

Respective means relating to or belonging to a particular person or thing.

respective frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word respective occurs in english on average 10.3 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.

topics respective 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 respective can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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