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

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word rotate:

verb
1move or cause to move in a circle round an axis or centre:
[no object]:
the wheel continued to rotate
(as adjective rotating)
a rotating drum
[with object]:
the small directional side rockets rotated the craft
2 [no object] pass to each member of a group in a regularly recurring order:
the job of chairing the meeting rotates
[with object] grow (different crops) in succession on a particular piece of land to avoid exhausting the soil:
these crops were sometimes rotated with grass
[with object] change the position of (tyres) on a motor vehicle to distribute wear:
radial tyres should only be rotated from front to rear on the same side
Derivatives
rotatable
adjective
rotative
Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊtətɪv/
adjective
rotatory
Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊtət(ə)ri, -ˈteɪt(ə)ri/
adjective
Origin:
late 17th century: from Latin rotat- ‘turned in a circle’, from the verb rotare, from rota ‘wheel’