how to pronounce initiate

/ˌɪˈnɪʃiːˌɛɪt/

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The above transcription of initiate 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.

initiate is pronounced in four syllables

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ɪnɪʃɛɪt

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

“… charges and initiate 25 …”

meaning of initiate

To initiate is to start something new.

words that rhyme with initiate

ingratiateofficiate

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