how to pronounce decorate


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the above transcription of decorate 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.

decorate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… estate agents and that they decorate as …”

meaning of decorate

Decorate means to make something look more attractive or attractive.

decorate frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word decorate occurs in english on average 3.8 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 decorate 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 decorate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) people, society, and culture;

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