how to pronounce portrayal


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the above transcription of portrayal 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.

portrayal is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… the um the portrayal in the crown and …”

meanings of portrayal


  1. The act of portraying.
  2. The result of portraying; a representation, description, or portrait.

portrayal frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word portrayal occurs in english on average 2.8 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 portrayal 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 portrayal can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to portrayal


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