What is the meaning of routine?
a customary or regular course of procedure. commonplace tasks, chores, or duties as must be done regularly or at specified intervals; typical or everyday activity: the routine of an office. regular, unvarying, habitual, unimaginative, or rote procedure.
How is 2020 pronounced?
The year 2020 will be “twenty-twenty,” and the year 2115 will be “twenty-one-fifteen.”
Is the C silent in schedule?
The word “schedule” can be somewhat confusing, even for native speakers. The reason is that it is pronounced differently in the UK and in the US. In the UK, the prevalent pronunciation is /ˈʃɛdjuːl/ (shed-yool), while the prevalent pronunciation in the US is /ˈskɛdʒuːl/ (skedzh-ool).
How do you spell routine?
Correct spelling for the English word “routine” is [ɹuːtˈiːn], [ɹuːtˈiːn], [ɹ_uː_t_ˈiː_n] (IPA phonetic alphabet).
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