how to pronounce salivate


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the above transcription of salivate 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.

salivate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… of thing or they may salivate a lot and …”

meanings of salivate


  1. To show eager anticipation at the expectation of something.
  2. To produce saliva.

salivate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word salivate 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 salivate 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 salivate can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) people, society, and culture;

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