how to pronounce vegetate


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the above transcription of vegetate 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.

vegetate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… perhaps we can re-vegetate the forest …”

meanings of vegetate


  1. To live or spend a period of time in a dull, inactive, unchallenging way.
  2. To spread abnormally.
  3. To grow or sprout.

vegetate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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