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postulate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… actually postulate in his famous book …”

meanings of postulate


  1. A requirement; a prerequisite.
  2. An axiom.
  3. A fundamental element; a basic principle.
  4. Something assumed without proof as being self-evident or generally accepted, especially when used as a basis for an argument. Sometimes distinguished from axioms as being relevant to a particular science or context, rather than universally true, and following from other axioms rather than being an absolute assumption.


  1. To appoint or request one's appointment to an ecclesiastical office.
  2. To request, demand or claim for oneself.
  3. To assume as a truthful or accurate premise or axiom, especially as a basis of an argument.


  1. Postulated.

postulate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word postulate occurs in english on average 1.5 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 postulate 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 postulate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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