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Received Pronunciationnoun [U]

uk   us   (abbreviation RP) UK specialized
the ​standard way in which ​middle-classspeakers of ​southern British ​Englishpronounce words
(Definition of Received Pronunciation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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