how to pronounce persist


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the above transcription of persist 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.

persist is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of persist in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… myths that still persist about eating …”

meaning of persist

Persist means to continue to do something despite opposition.

persist frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word persist occurs in english on average 5.5 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.

topics persist 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 persist can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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