how to pronounce lactate


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the above transcription of lactate 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.

lactate is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… fully possible for a man to lactate and …”

meanings of lactate


  1. Any salt or ester of lactic acid.
  2. Ellipsis of lactate ion.


  1. To secrete or produce milk.

lactate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lactate occurs in english on average 0.3 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 lactate 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 lactate can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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