how to pronounce pray


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the above transcription of pray 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.

pray is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… where else could one pray within earshot …”

meaning of pray

Pray is to ask for help or guidance from a higher power.

pray frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word pray occurs in english on average 14.9 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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