how to pronounce prolate

/ˈpɹəʊ.lɛɪt/

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prolate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word prolate occurs in english on average 0.1 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.

prolate is pronounced in two syllables

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pɹəʊlɛɪt

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

“… middle known as a prolate spheroid turns …”

meanings of prolate

adjective:

  1. Elongated at the poles.

verb:

  1. To utter; to pronounce.

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