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Received Pronunciation

n.
A pronunciation of British English, originally based on the speech of the upper class of southeastern England and characteristic of the English spoken at private boarding schools and at Oxford and Cambridge Universities. Until the late 1900s, it was the standard form of English used in British broadcasting. Also called Received Standard.

Received Pronunciation

n
(Phonetics & Phonology) the accent of standard Southern British English. Abbreviation: RP

Received′ Pronuncia′tion


n.
a pronunciation of British English derived from the educated speech of S England, traditionally used in the public schools and at Oxford and Cambridge universities and widely used in broadcasting. Abbr.: RP
[1865–70]
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Noun1.Received Pronunciation - the approved pronunciation of British English; originally based on the King's English as spoken at public schools and at Oxford and Cambridge Universities (and widely accepted elsewhere in Britain); until recently it was the pronunciation of English used in British broadcasting
English, English language - an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries
orthoepy, pronunciation - the way a word or a language is customarily spoken; "the pronunciation of Chinese is difficult for foreigners"; "that is the correct pronunciation"
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received pronunciation

nhochsprachliche Aussprache

Received Pronunciation

npronuncia standard (dell'inglese)
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The club's horse, Pinnacle Peak, competed in numerous races and club members received $215 back on their membership investment in addition to receptions on race nights and barn visits to meet their horse in person.<br />Once again for 2018, the RP Racing Club horse will be obtained and managed by Danny Caldwell, a nine-time leading owner during the thoroughbred season at Remington Park.
The 2017 performance fall just short compared to the Rp 1.56 trillion achieved in 2016.
The RP Energy PSAs were among several PSAs that involved Meralco and were still pending with the ERC, which has recently just emerged from paralysis caused by an order from the Office of the Ombudsman for the suspension of four ERC commissioners.
Part 1) RP-08: "Astronaut" is the RP from the initiative, which is intended to release due in particular to ensure a balanced share of public spaces intended for the adequate capacity of parking and parking of vehicles of residents and public space used as the daily recreation facilities and a movement of the population.
The PPAC said the RP's registration request violated provisions of Article (1/5) of the 2005 interim constitution and Article (14) of the 2007 Political Parties' Act.
However, the distribution of fiber length of RP became more uniform after re-compounding process which might be helpful to make the RP composites more homogeneous.
Almost all the P fertilizers are manufactured from the RP, generally these fertilizers are mainly imported in Pakistan due to the poor quality indigenous resources of RP which is difficult to be used in manufacturing of phosphatic fertilizer.
Pegadaian finance director Budiyanto said the Rp 5 trillion funds is expected to be raised in loan from banks, from the sales of bonds and medium term notes (MTN) this year.
The acceptance level is steadily increasing among Indian manufacturers, and many more companies are opting for the RP services.
There is a perception common in the UK today, especially amongst journalists, that the RP accent is disappearing: for example, Public School pupils and younger members of the Royal Family are now often said to be speaking Cockney instead of RP.
The design of RP prototypes has to be based on the characteristics of the RP process: materials, accuracy, support structures, build-up orientation, mechanical properties, cost/time, quality, process parameters,minimal wall thickness, etc.