how to pronounce prostrate

/ˈpɹɒs.tɹɛɪt/

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prostrate is pronounced in two syllables

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pɹɒstɹɛɪt

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

“… so utterly prostrate was I after being …”

meanings of prostrate

adjective:

  1. Physically incapacitated from environmental exposure or debilitating disease.
  2. Emotionally devastated.
  3. Trailing on the ground; procumbent.
  4. Lying flat, face-down.

verb:

  1. To overcome or overpower.
  2. To lie flat or face-down.
  3. To cause to lie down, to flatten.
  4. To throw oneself down in submission.

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