how to pronounce presbytery


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the above transcription of presbytery 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.

presbytery is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… the presbytery ladies college and please …”

meanings of presbytery


  1. Presbyters collectively.
  2. A body of elders in the early Christian church.
  3. A chancel; a section of the church reserved for the clergy.
  4. The home of a Roman Catholic parish priest.

presbytery frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word presbytery occurs in english on average 1.3 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.

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