how to pronounce retry


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retry is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… prosecutors decided not to retry while …”

meanings of retry


  1. To try judicially a second time.
  2. To try or attempt again.


  1. Another attempt.

retry frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word retry occurs in english on average 0.1 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 retry 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 retry can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to retry


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