how to pronounce deflate


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deflate is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… to deflate what it sees as a potentially …”

meanings of deflate


  1. To cause an object to decrease or become smaller in some parameter, e.g. to shrink.
  2. To remove air or some other gas from within an elastic container, e.g. a balloon or tyre.
  3. To compress (data) according to a particular algorithm.
  4. To let down or disappoint.
  5. To become deflated.
  6. To reduce the amount of available currency or credit and thus lower prices.

deflate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word deflate occurs in english on average 0.9 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 deflate 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 deflate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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