how to pronounce compensate


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compensate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… provides a way to compensate for all the …”

meaning of compensate

Compensate means to make up for something.

compensate frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word compensate occurs in english on average 3.4 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 compensate 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 compensate can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to compensate


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