how to pronounce punctuate


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the above transcription of punctuate 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.

punctuate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… just to you know punctuate it it's like …”

meanings of punctuate


  1. To add punctuation to.
  2. To emphasize; to stress.
  3. To add or to interrupt at regular intervals.

punctuate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word punctuate occurs in english on average 0.5 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 punctuate 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 punctuate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to punctuate


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