how to pronounce negate


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negate is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a lot but that doesn't negate the …”

meanings of negate


  1. To be negative; bring or cause negative results.
  2. To nullify or cause to be ineffective.
  3. To deny the existence, evidence, or truth of; to contradict.
  4. To perform the NOT operation on.

negate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to negate


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