how to pronounce castrate


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castrate is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… being directed by God to castrate little …”

meanings of castrate


  1. To take something from; to render imperfect or ineffectual.
  2. To remove the testicles of an animal.
  3. To remove the ovaries and/or uterus of an animal.


  1. A castrated man; a eunuch.

castrate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word castrate occurs in english on average 0.2 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 castrate 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 castrate can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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