how to pronounce emulate


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the above transcription of emulate 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.

emulate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… to emulate the roaring twenties by …”

meanings of emulate


  1. To attempt to equal or be the same as.
  2. Of a program or device: to imitate another program or device.
  3. To feel a rivalry with; to be jealous of, to envy.
  4. To copy or imitate, especially a person.


  1. Striving to excel; ambitious; emulous.

emulate frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word emulate occurs in english on average 2.9 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 emulate 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 emulate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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