how to pronounce opiate


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opiate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… Presby means old and opiate means eyes …”

meanings of opiate


  1. Soporific; inducing sleep or sedation.
  2. Relating to, resembling, or containing opium.
  3. Deadening; causing apathy or dullness.


  1. Something that dulls the senses and induces a false and unrealistic sense of contentment.
  2. A drug, hormone or other substance derived from or related to opium.


  1. To treat with an opiate drug.

opiate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word opiate occurs in english on average 0.7 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.

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