I favour "offn" and I see that as received pronunciation - i.
What does RP stand for?
RP stands for Received Pronunciation (BBC English)
This definition appears very frequently
See other definitions of RP
We have 105 other meanings of RP in our Acronym Attic
- Raw Pack
- Reachability Problems (workshop)
- Reactor Power
- Readiness Posture
- Reading Period (Hwa Chong Institution Singapore)
- Real Points
- Really Pretty
- Realm Point (Dark Age of Camelot online game)
- Rear-screen Projection
Samples in periodicals archive:
The message, recorded by a lady in crystal clear received pronunciation, seems to be trying to sell a service.
Couper (2003) gave pre- and posttests to 15 learners who received pronunciation instruction (focusing on both segmental and suprasegmental features) for approximately two hours per week for 16 weeks as part of an ESL course.
The survey showed that four in five airline passengers were most at ease if a pilot had received pronunciation.
I can see the point of "posh", but we do get rather too much of received pronunciation from people who tell us how to live our lives and a posh accent can be divisive, even in the school playground.
I can see the point of 'posh', but we do get rather too much of received pronunciation from people who tell us how to live our lives and a posh accent can be divisive, even in the school playground.
95 Hardcover PE1137 This is a historical study of Received Pronunciation among educated English speakers in England.
On TV and radio we're used to hearing newsreaders using Received Pronunciation (RP), which was formerly known as Queen's English, or sometimes BBC English.