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irradiate is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… Europe and irradiate I cannot leave in a …”

meanings of irradiate


  1. To enlighten intellectually; to illuminate.
  2. To animate by heat or light.
  3. To radiate, shed, or diffuse.
  4. To decorate with shining ornaments.
  5. To treat (food) with ionizing radiation in order to destroy bacteria.
  6. (sciences) To apply radiation to.
  7. To throw rays of light upon; to illuminate; to brighten; to adorn with luster.
  8. To emit rays; to shine.
  9. To treat (a tumour or cancerous growth) with radiation.


  1. Illuminated; irradiated; made brilliant or splendid.

irradiate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word irradiate occurs in english on average 0.1 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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