how to pronounce propagate


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propagate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… distribution continue to propagate away …”

meanings of propagate


  1. To produce young; to be produced or multiplied by generation, or by new shoots or plants.
  2. To multiply; to increase.
  3. To take effect on all relevant devices in a network.
  4. To generate; to produce.
  5. To cause to spread to extend; to impel or continue forward in space.
  6. To cause to take effect on all relevant devices in a network.
  7. To spread from person to person; to extend the knowledge of; to originate and spread; to carry from place to place; to disseminate.
  8. To cause to continue or multiply by generation, or successive production.

propagate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word propagate occurs in english on average 1 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 propagate 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 propagate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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