how to pronounce deviate


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the above transcription of deviate 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.

deviate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… you know deviate from the expected form …”

meaning of deviate

Deviate means to take a different course from the one originally intended.

deviate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word deviate occurs in english on average 1.3 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 deviate 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 deviate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with deviate


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