how to pronounce thrive


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the above transcription of thrive 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.

thrive is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… the fourth five to thrive is to heal …”

meanings of thrive


  1. To grow or increase stature; to grow vigorously or luxuriantly, to flourish.
  2. To increase in wealth or success; to prosper, be profitable.

thrive frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word thrive occurs in english on average 6.6 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.

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