how to pronounce yup


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the above transcription of yup 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.

yup is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… sold for yup 500 000 they said i was …”

meanings of yup


  1. Initialism of young urban professional.
  2. Clipping of yuppie.
  3. A yes; an affirmative answer.


  1. Yes.


  1. Initialism of Yale University Press.

yup frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word yup occurs in english on average 9.4 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 yup 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 yup can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to yup


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