Received Pronunciation

noun

Definition of Received Pronunciation

: the pronunciation of Received Standard

First Known Use of received pronunciation

1869

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Received Pronunciation

Definition of Received Pronunciation for English Language Learners

  • : the British pronunciation of words that is based on the speech of educated people and is sometimes considered to be the standard pronunciation


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