how to pronounce pate


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the above transcription of pate 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.

pate is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… I really enjoy pate and I've never …”

meanings of pate


  1. Wit, cleverness, cognitive abilities.
  2. Alternative spelling of pâté (finely-ground paste of meat, fish, etc.).
  3. The interior body, or non-rind portion of cheese, described by its texture, density, and color.
  4. The head, particularly the top or crown.


  1. An island in Kenya.
  2. A surname​.

pate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pate 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.

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

1) food and health;

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