how to pronounce depress


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The above transcription of depress 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.

depress is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… didn't depress you too much we've made …”

meanings of depress


  1. To reduce (an equation) in a lower degree.
  2. To press down.
  3. To make depressed, sad or bored.
  4. To bring down or humble; to abase (pride, etc.).
  5. To cause a depression or a decrease in parts of the economy.

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