how to pronounce inhale


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inhale is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of inhale


  1. To draw air or any form of gas (either in a pure form, or mixed with small particles in form of aerosols/smoke -sometimes stemming from a medicament) into the lungs, through the nose or mouth by action of the diaphragm.
  2. To eat very quickly.
  3. To draw air into the lungs, through the nose or mouth by action of the diaphragm.


  1. An inhalation.

inhale frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word inhale occurs in english on average 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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