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invert is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… to another he invert he invented this …”

meanings of invert


  1. The base of a tunnel on which the road or railway may be laid and used when construction is through unstable ground. It may be flat or form a continuous curve with the tunnel arch.
  2. A homosexual.
  3. An elevation of a pipe at a certain point along the pipe.
  4. Invertebrate.
  5. A skateboarding trick where the skater grabs the board and plants a hand on the coping so as to balance upside-down on the lip of a ramp.
  6. The lowest point inside a pipe at a certain point.
  7. An inverted arch (as in a sewer).


  1. To divert; to convert to a wrong use.
  2. To turn (the foot) inwards.
  3. To undergo inversion, as sugar.
  4. To turn (something) upside down or inside out; to place in a contrary order or direction.
  5. To move (the root note of a chord) up or down an octave, resulting in a change in pitch.


  1. Subjected to the process of inversion; inverted; converted.

invert frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word invert occurs in english on average 0.7 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.

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