how to pronounce contemplate

/ˈkɑntəmpˌlɛɪt/

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contemplate is pronounced in three syllables

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kɑntəmplɛɪt

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

“… may I suggest that we contemplate a much …”

meaning of contemplate

To contemplate means to think about something deeply and carefully.

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