how to pronounce isolate


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The above transcription of isolate 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.

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.

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