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English definition of “Received Pronunciation”

Received Pronunciation

noun [U] uk   (abbreviation RP) UK specialized us  
the standard way in which middle-class speakers of southern British English pronounce words
(Definition of Received Pronunciation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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