how to pronounce servile

/ˈsɝvəl/

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the above transcription of servile 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.

servile frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word servile occurs in english on average 0.2 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.

servile is pronounced in two syllables

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sɝvəl

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

“… a kingdom of servile subjects thanks …”

meanings of servile

adjective:

  1. Submissive or slavish.
  2. Not belonging to the original root.
  3. Of or pertaining to a slave.
  4. Not sounded, but serving to lengthen the preceding vowel, like the e in tune.

noun:

  1. An element which forms no part of the original root.
  2. A slave; a menial.

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