how to pronounce modulate


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the above transcription of modulate 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.

modulate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… that helps modulate it i don't know okay …”

meanings of modulate


  1. To regulate, adjust or adapt.
  2. To move from one key or tonality to another, especially by using a chord progression.
  3. To vary the amplitude, frequency or phase of a carrier wave in proportion to the amplitude etc of a source wave (such as speech or music).
  4. To change the pitch, intensity or tone of one's voice or of a musical instrument.

modulate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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