how to pronounce pulsate


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the above transcription of pulsate 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.

pulsate is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… circles pulsate and that was a kind of …”

meanings of pulsate


  1. To expand and contract rhythmically; to throb or to beat.
  2. To quiver, vibrate, or flash; as to the beat of music.
  3. To produce a recurring increase and decrease of some quantity.

pulsate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pulsate 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.

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