how to pronounce isolate


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isolate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… or science that uk should isolate itself …”

meanings of isolate


  1. To place in quarantine or isolation.
  2. To separate a pure strain of bacteria etc. from a mixed culture.
  3. To separate a substance in pure form from a mixture.
  4. To set apart or cut off from others.
  5. To insulate, or make free of external influence.
  6. To insulate an electrical component from a source of electricity.


  1. Something that has been isolated.

isolate frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word isolate occurs in english on average 1.8 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 isolate 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 isolate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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