how to pronounce circumnavigate


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circumnavigate is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… going to circumnavigate Lake Huron …”

meanings of circumnavigate


  1. To circumvent or bypass.
  2. To sail around the world.
  3. To travel completely around somewhere or something, especially by sail.

circumnavigate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word circumnavigate occurs in english on average 0.2 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 circumnavigate 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 circumnavigate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with circumnavigate


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