how to pronounce operate


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the above transcription of operate 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.

operate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… we just have to operate and i think that …”

meaning of operate

Operate means to carry out a task or function.

operate frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word operate occurs in english on average 15.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics operate 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 operate can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with operate


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