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received pronunciation

The standard accent of British English, which is typically spoken in the south of England. While RP is not intrinsically better than other regional accents, it is typically the accent native to, or adopted by, Britons with power, money, education and influence, a tendency that began in the early 20th century. It is the accent spoken or adopted by most doctors in the UK.
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Part 3) RP-16: "the settlement of the new sets, Trnka" is the RP from below, which is intended in particular to the issue of the wits.
The RP parts cannot satisfy all the needs of the designer or user.
Indeed, it is a defining characteristic of the RP accent that, while it is clearly a variety that is associated with England, and to a certain extent also with the rest of the United Kingdom, it otherwise contains no regional features whatsoever.
The working space of the RP machine determines the maximal dimensions of the prototype.
The RP used were a granulated product provided by Tianjin Chemical Reactant Company, China; Melamine and cyanurate powder product were from Sichuan Chemical Company Limited Co.
S & S's casting vendor then rammed loose sand around the RP plastic model, removed the model, poured in aluminum, and made engine parts they can test before actually committing to tooling.
Plaster Cast Process--Plaster casts to manufacture simulated diecast prototypes use the RP process differently from sand casting in the type of tooling required.
Mirabito said : "Starting with our most popular broker products, the inclusion of the RP Data Automated Valuations and Property Profiler products will give brokers the added advantage of the only broker platform available to provide integrated RP Data service within their current workflow, providing increased broker efficiency and enhanced consumer experiences.
For more than 15 years UnitedHealth Group has delivered on a commitment to improve health care for people age 50 and over so that they can live healthier and more fulfilling lives through our products that carry the RP name," said Stephen J.
Therefore, subsidy on ZA and SP-36 could not be maintained as the Rp 1.