how to pronounce respect


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the above transcription of respect 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.

respect is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… men what it means to respect women and …”

meaning of respect

Respect means to have a high opinion of someone or something.

respect frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word respect occurs in english on average 58.5 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.

topics respect 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 respect can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to respect


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