Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

American pronunciation of 

exacerbate

view main entry for exacerbate verb  /ɪɡˈzæsərˌbeɪt/
British English pronunciation: exacerbate
Click to listen to the pronunciation of exacerbate

derived word

exacerbationexacerbations

  /ɪɡˌzæsərˈbeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
British English pronunciation: exacerbation
Click to listen to the pronunciation of exacerbation

This is the American English pronunciation of exacerbate.

View British English pronunciation of exacerbate.

Previous and next
BuzzWord

gig economy

an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

fake news

a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputation

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog
Macmillan learn live love play