how to pronounce activate


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the above transcription of activate is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

activate is pronounced in three syllables

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video examples of activate pronunciation

An example use of activate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… didn't activate his camera until after …”

meaning of activate

Activate means to start or cause to start working.

activate frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word activate occurs in english on average 2.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics activate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that activate can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with activate


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