Term: Received Pronunciation

Definition:

Received Pronunciation, or RP, is English spoken without a regional accent. It is the spoken form of standard English and many consider it to be the best spoken English, although others disagree.

NB: Pronounciation is a common spelling mistake, even among native speakers.


 

See Also: Dialect; Phonetics; Idiolect NB Pronounciation is a common spelling mistake, even among native speakers.

Category: Pronunciation