how to pronounce placate


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the above transcription of placate 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.

placate is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and tried to placate the hordes of …”

meanings of placate


  1. To calm; to bring peace to; to influence someone who was furious to the point that they become content or at least no longer irate.

placate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word placate occurs in english on average 1.1 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 placate 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 placate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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