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

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word rap:

verb (raps, rapping, rapped)
1 [with object] strike (a hard surface) with a series of rapid audible blows, especially in order to attract attention:
he stood up and rapped the table
[no object]:
she rapped on the window
strike (something) several times against a hard surface:
she rapped her stick on the floor
strike sharply with a stick or similar implement:
she rapped my fingers with a ruler
informal criticize severely:
certain banks are to be rapped for delaying interest rate cuts
say sharply or suddenly:
the ambassador rapped out an order
2 [no object] informal, chiefly North American talk or chat in an easy and familiar manner:
we could be here all night rapping about spiritualism
3 [no object] perform rap music:
he raps under the name of Mr T
noun
1a quick, sharp knock or blow:
there was a confident rap at the door
informal a sharp criticism:
social services were smarting from an Ombudsman’s rap
2 [mass noun] a type of popular music of US black origin in which words are recited rapidly and rhythmically over an instrumental backing:
the label specializes in rap and modern soul
[as modifier]:
rap artists
[count noun] a piece of rap, or the words themselves:
the track’s a surprisingly lyrical rap
3 informal, chiefly North American a lengthy or impromptu conversation:
dropping in after work for a rap over a beer
4 [usually with adjective or noun modifier] North American informal a criminal charge, especially of a specified kind:
he’s just been acquitted on a murder rap
5North American informal a person’s reputation, typically a bad one:
why should drag queens get a bad rap?