how to pronounce inflate

/ɪnˈflɛɪt/

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inflate is pronounced in two syllables

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ɪnflɛɪt

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

“… to re-inflate his lungs his doctor knew …”

meanings of inflate

verb:

  1. To swell; to puff up.
  2. To enlarge by filling with air (or a gas).
  3. To enlarge an object by pushing air (or a gas) into it; to raise or expand abnormally.
  4. To decompress (data) that was previously deflated.

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