how to pronounce saturate


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the above transcription of saturate 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.

saturate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… rainfall that is going to saturate your …”

meanings of saturate


  1. To render pure, or of a colour free from white light.
  2. To satisfy the affinity of; to cause a substance to become inert by chemical combination with all that it can hold.
  3. To cause to become completely impregnated, or soaked (especially with a liquid). Rain saturated their clothes.
  4. To fill to excess.


  1. Saturated; wet.
  2. Very intense.


  1. Something saturated, especially a saturated fat.

saturate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word saturate occurs in english on average 0.2 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 saturate 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 saturate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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