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synonyms for Received Pronunciation

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  • good English
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How to use Received Pronunciation in a sentence

A Yankee, whose face had been mauled in a pot-house brawl, assured General Jackson that he had received his scars in battle.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Thus far Boston banks have received more benefits from this bank than have the other banks in this district.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
In the meantime, the outlaw, having observed how much more cordially the tyrant is received than himself, has made his exit.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
Levee: a ceremonious visit received by a distinguished person in the morning.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
While Louis was reading these dispatches, he received a summons from Elizabeth, to attend her immediately.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The motherly woman received the babe instinctively and cast aside the travelling-rug in which he was enveloped.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The Mexicans, far superior in numbers, received every moment accessions to their strength.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
On the establishment of the Empire Berthier, like many another, received the reward for his faithfulness to Napoleon.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
At Buffalo, where this fountain was exhibited, it received honorable mention.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
Robert Fitzgerald received a patent in England for making salt water fresh.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RECEIVED PRONUNCIATION

  • King's English
  • Queen's English
  • Received Pronunciation
  • Received Standard
  • correct English
  • good English
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