how to pronounce permeate


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permeate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… inequalities that permeate not only the …”

meanings of permeate


  1. To pass through the pores or interstices of; to penetrate and pass through without causing rupture or displacement; applied especially to fluids which pass through substances of loose texture.
  2. To enter and spread through; to pervade.


  1. A watery by-product of milk production.
  2. Liquid that has passed through a filtration system.

permeate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word permeate occurs in english on average 0.6 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 permeate 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 permeate can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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