how to pronounce navigate


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navigate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… website you can navigate to the MA …”

meanings of navigate


  1. To give directions, as from a map, to someone driving a vehicle.
  2. To find a way through a difficult situation or process.
  3. To plan, control and record the position and course of a vehicle, ship, aircraft, etc., on a journey; to follow a planned course.
  4. To move between web pages, menus, etc. by means of hyperlinks, mouse clicks, or any other mechanism.
  5. To travel over water in a ship; to sail.

navigate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word navigate occurs in english on average 1.3 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 navigate 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 navigate can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

2) transport and travel;

words that rhyme with navigate


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