how to pronounce implode


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implode is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… um did the building implode the way it …”

meanings of implode


  1. To compress (data) with a particular algorithm.
  2. To collapse or burst inward violently.

implode frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word implode occurs in english on average 0.7 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 implode 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 implode can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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