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The meaning of "Rp" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Received Pronunciation (RP)  mean?
A: You are given something. Something Like a gift. Examples:

“I received an apple from my friend”

“My friend received many birthday gifts”

Q: What does RP of British English (RP) mean?
A: @Ham: Received pronunciation

Synonyms of "Rp" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between RP accent and posh accent and cockney accent ?
A: “RP” can mean a posh accent, or a standard accent, or a particular strange type of old-fashioned accent you don’t really hear any more. BBC news from before about 1960 used this accent, but it sounds very old-fashioned to modern listeners.

The cockney accent is very particular to east and central London and is mostly associated with the working class. It’s particularly famous for pronouncing “th” as “f” or “v” (“they do maths” can sound like “vey do mafs”), heavy use of the glottal stop (the T in “water” is not pronounced, for example).
Q: What is the difference between RP pronunciation and Queen's English, which one is the standard accent ?
A: It is very much the same. Nothing to feel bothered since “pure” RP is not very common nowadays.

That accent’s been a little fixed and it’s likely to be found in academic contexts, news, etc. So if you’re looking for a natural and kind of neutral accent, I suggest to check some southern accents which are a bit more common everywhere.

Translations of "Rp"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? how can I learn the RP accent?
A: Listen to CDs in a British English course, listen especially to audio books spoken in British English. Watch, and listen to, the BBC news on TV. Type bbb.co.uk into your browser and take it from there. You could also try Google for examples of RP.

Other questions about "Rp"

Q: I'm learning RP British accent.
Could you please record your voice at the normal speed of saying this line?
Thank you very much for all.

I would like to know how you connect FOR ALL's R and A.
Thank you.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: I believe RP sounds too posh, what other accents can I learn?
A: It’s definitely going to sound strange if you try to imitate a regional accent like Scouse (Liverpool) or Brummy (Birmingham). Many people in and around London talk with an accent that is quite close to RP. If you aim for RP I’m sure you will still have some Spanish sounds in your accent, and I really don’t think it’ll sound “too posh”. If you’re really determined to sound less posh, most people in London sound closer to Cockney than RP, in my opinion.
Q: Could you tell me who speaks the RP accent?
And if any one of them dosen't speak the RP accent, please tell me which accent do they speak,thank you.

Sophie & Neil: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-161020

Alice & Finn : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIT-9pdhHBg

Tim & Neil: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyvMjvvrq74

Dan & Rob: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoujHpVJSe8

Li & Catherine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEaoHKWRc5w

And these two series : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLD6B222E02447DC07

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psI7E_J1zPo&list=PLcetZ6gSk96-ayXj5thbTpbh2vHWpP08o

A: I'm really really thankful that you answered my questions seriously.
When I saw Li's name, I just thought that she might be a Chinese, because Li (李) is a very common as a last name. And about Catherine, I agree with u. When I heard what Catherine spoke, I knew there is something different in her accent, but even so I just can't explain.
Q: I want to study about RP accent. I already watched BBC learning English website. Do you have any other recommendation for me like website, youtuber, drama, TV program or anything.
A: try to watch video from "english with lucy" on YouTube . maybe it'll help you to improve your English

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