how to pronounce ruminate

/ˈɹuː.mɪ.nɛɪt/

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ruminate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ruminate occurs in english on average 0 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.

ruminate is pronounced in three syllables

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ɹmɪnɛɪt

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meanings of ruminate

verb:

  1. To chew cud. (Said of ruminants.) Involves regurgitating partially digested food from the rumen.
  2. To meditate or ponder over; to muse on.
  3. To meditate or reflect.

adjective:

  1. Having a hard albumen penetrated by irregular channels filled with softer matter, as the nutmeg and the seeds of the North American papaw.

words that rhyme with ruminate

illuminate

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