how to pronounce retrieve

/ɹɪtˈɹiːv/

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retrieve frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word retrieve occurs in english on average 6.7 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.

retrieve is pronounced in two syllables

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ɹɪtɹv

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

“… order to store and retrieve values as …”

meaning of retrieve

Retrieve means to bring back something that has been lost or misplaced.

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