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Pronunciation of Popular: Learn how to pronounce Popular in English correctly

Learn how to say Popular correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word popular:

adjective
1liked or admired by many people or by a particular person or group:
she was one of the most popular girls in the school
these cheeses are very popular in Europe
2 [attributive] (of cultural activities or products) intended for or suited to the taste, understanding, or means of the general public rather than specialists or intellectuals:
editorials accusing the government of wanting to gag the popular press
(of a belief or attitude) held by the majority of the general public:
many adult cats, contrary to popular opinion, dislike milk
3 [attributive] (of political activity) carried on by the people as a whole rather than restricted to politicians or political parties:
a popular revolt against colonial rule
Derivatives
popularism
noun
Origin:
late Middle English (in the sense ‘prevalent among the general public’): from Latin popularis, from populus ‘people’. Sense 1 dates from the early 17th century