how to pronounce receive

/ɹɪˈsiːv/

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the above transcription of receive 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.

receive frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word receive occurs in english on average 69.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

receive is pronounced in two syllables

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ɹɪsv

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

“… one of them will receive an extra 50 …”

meaning of receive

To receive is to take possession of something that is offered or given to you.

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