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incubate

view main entry for incubateverb [intransitive/transitive]  /ˈɪŋkjəˌbeɪt/ 
American English pronunciation: incubateClick to listen to the pronunciation of incubate

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incubation

  /ˌɪŋkjəˈbeɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [uncountable]
American English pronunciation: incubationClick to listen to the pronunciation of incubation

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