how to pronounce legate


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legate is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of legate


  1. A deputy representing the pope, specifically a papal ambassador sent on special ecclesiastical missions.
  2. An ambassador or messenger.
  3. The deputy of a provincial governor or general in ancient Rome.


  1. To leave as a legacy.


  1. A surname​.

legate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word legate 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 legate 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 legate can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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