how to pronounce imitate


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the above transcription of imitate 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.

imitate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… the whole key you want to imitate the …”

meaning of imitate

Imitate means to copy or mimic the actions, speech, or mannerisms of someone or something.

imitate frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word imitate occurs in english on average 2.6 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 imitate 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 imitate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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