how to pronounce palate


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the above transcription of palate 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.

palate is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… tighten up the palate so is it true that …”

meanings of palate


  1. Relish; taste; liking (from the mistaken notion that the palate is the organ of taste).
  2. A projection in the throat of such flowers as the snapdragon.
  3. The roof of the mouth; the uraniscus.
  4. The sense of taste.
  5. Mental relish; intellectual taste.


  1. To relish; to find palatable.

palate frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word palate occurs in english on average 9.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) food and health;

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