how to pronounce explode

/ɪkspˈloʊd/

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explode is pronounced in two syllables

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ɪksploʊd

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

“… altitude and then they explode the bolts …”

meaning of explode

To explode means to suddenly burst into flames or to cause a violent release of gas or other material.

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