Received Pronunciation

noun

Definition of Received Pronunciation

: the pronunciation of Received Standard

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1869, in the meaning defined above

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Received Pronunciation

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Received Pronunciation

: 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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