how to pronounce retinue


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the above transcription of retinue 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.

retinue is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… old and ugly women in her retinue and in …”

meanings of retinue


  1. A group of warriors or nobles accompanying a king or other leader; comitatus.
  2. A service relationship.
  3. A group of servants or attendants, especially of someone considered important.

retinue frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word retinue occurs in english on average 1.8 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.

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

1) business and work;

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