how to pronounce exhale


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the above transcription of exhale 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.

exhale is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… one long exhale because I knew it was …”

meanings of exhale


  1. To expel (something, such as tobacco smoke) from the lungs by action of the diaphragm.
  2. To draw out; to cause to be emitted in vapour.
  3. To expel air from the lungs through the nose or mouth by action of the diaphragm, to breathe out.
  4. To pass off in the form of vapour; to emerge.
  5. To emit (a vapour, an odour, etc.).


  1. An exhalation.

exhale frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word exhale occurs in english on average 2.2 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.

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