How to Pronounce reeve?

Correct pronunciation for the word "reeve" is [ɹˈiːv], [ɹˈiːv], [ɹ_ˈiː_v].

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"Reeve" in context

A reeve is a term used in medieval England and Wales to describe a local official responsible for keeping the peace and administering justice in a feudal manor or hundred. The position was held by a member of the aristocracy and was similar to the modern day position of mayor. The reeve's job was to help resolve disputes between the lord of the manor and his tenants, oversee the smooth running of the manor's court, keep records of financial transactions, oversee the collection of rents and other dues, and appoint other local officials for the lord.

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