how to pronounce uphold

/əpˈhoʊld/

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The above transcription of uphold 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.

uphold is pronounced in two syllables

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əphoʊld

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

“… the supreme court did uphold in the end …”

meaning of uphold

To uphold means to support or defend.

words with pronunciation similar to uphold

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