how to pronounce downplay

/ˈdaʊnˌplɛɪ/

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downplay is pronounced in two syllables

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daʊnplɛɪ

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

“… it's easy to downplay bryn's success a …”

meanings of downplay

verb:

  1. To de-emphasize; to present or portray as less important or consequential.

words with pronunciation similar to downplay

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