how to pronounce relieve

/ɹɪˈliːv/

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the above transcription of relieve 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.

relieve frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word relieve occurs in english on average 6.2 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.

relieve is pronounced in two syllables

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ɹɪlv

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

“… opened to relieve the bottleneck that …”

meaning of relieve

Relieve means to take away or lessen the severity of.

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