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Pronunciation of Penetrating: Learn how to pronounce Penetrating in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word penetrate:

[with object]
1go into or through (something), especially with force or effort:
the shrapnel had penetrated his head
[no object]:
tunnels that penetrate deep into the earth’s core
(of a man) insert the penis into the vagina or anus of (a sexual partner).
2gain access to (an organization, place, or system), especially when this is difficult to do:
M15 had been penetrated by Russian intelligence
(of a company) begin to sell its products in (a particular market or area):
the company has succeeded in penetrating Western motorcycle markets
3succeed in understanding or gaining insight into (something complex or mysterious):
I could never penetrate his thoughts
[no object] be fully understood or realized by someone:
as his words penetrated, she saw a mental picture of him with Dawn

mid 16th century: from Latin penetrat- ‘placed or gone into’, from the verb penetrare; related to penitus ‘inner’