how to pronounce amplify


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the above transcription of amplify 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.

amplify is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of amplify in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… just ask you to amplify your your first …”

meanings of amplify


  1. To enlarge by addition or commenting; to treat copiously by adding particulars, illustrations, etc.; to expand.
  2. To add content that is not present in the source text to the target text, usually to improve the fluency of the translation.
  3. To render larger, more extended, or more intense.
  4. To increase the amplitude of something, especially of an electric current.

amplify frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word amplify occurs in english on average 1.1 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 amplify 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 amplify can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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