how to pronounce irrigate


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irrigate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… in the system to irrigate them …”

meanings of irrigate


  1. To clean (a wound) with a fluid.
  2. To supply (farmland) with water, by building ditches, pipes, etc.

irrigate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word irrigate 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.

topics irrigate 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 irrigate can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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