how to pronounce rival


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the above transcription of rival 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.

rival is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… done with a rival purchasing a 10,000 …”

meaning of rival

Rival means a person or thing that is in competition with another.

rival frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word rival occurs in english on average 9.5 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 rival 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 rival can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to rival


words that rhyme with rival


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