how to pronounce spate


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the above transcription of spate 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.

spate is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… a lot of spate recently of dogs been …”

meanings of spate


  1. A sudden rush or increase.
  2. A river flood; an overflow or inundation.

spate frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word spate occurs in english on average 3.3 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 spate 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 spate can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to spate


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