how to pronounce permeate


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permeate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word permeate 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.

permeate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… having the possibility to permeate every …”

meanings of permeate


  1. To pass through the pores or interstices of; to penetrate and pass through without causing rupture or displacement; applied especially to fluids which pass through substances of loose texture.
  2. To enter and spread through; to pervade.


  1. A watery by-product of milk production.
  2. Liquid that has passed through a filtration system.

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