how to pronounce undulate


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undulate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… or the other body to undulate in such a …”

meanings of undulate


  1. To cause to move in a wavelike motion.
  2. To move in wavelike motions.
  3. To appear wavelike.
  4. To cause to resemble a wave.


  1. Changing the pitch and volume of one's voice.
  2. Sinuous, winding up and down.
  3. Wavy in appearance or form.

undulate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word undulate occurs in english on average 0.1 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 undulate 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 undulate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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