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Study the word list: Words ending in -ate

´-ate´ is the most common way of spelling the sound /ut/ in a weak final syllable.

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accurate
Does spelling need to be accurate?
affectionate
He's a very affectionate child.
appropriate
Your behaviour hasn't been appropriate today.
approximate
The approximate value for the house was $300,000.
certificate
The college awarded me a certificate.
chocolate
I love chocolate mousse.
climate
Global warming constitutes towards climate change.
considerate
She was a considerate young lady.
deliberate
Was that a deliberate mistake?
desperate
I'm desperate for a long cold drink.
duplicate
I'll duplicate it for you.
estimate
I estimate we'll land in forty minutes.
fortunate
I was fortunate to win the prize.
graduate
She will graduate next year.
immediate
Please give this task your immediate attention.
moderate
The principal visited the class to moderate the behaviour.
passionate
She is very passionate about football.
private
Do not read my private mail.
separate
Can you separate those fighting dogs?
ultimate
His ultimate goal was to buy the house.

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Learn about these words in Unit 32. Word endings: -et, -ot, -ate, -ite


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Words ending in -ite
The /ut/ ending spelled ´et´, ´ot´, ´ut´
The /it/ sound spelled ´et´
Using 'et' to spell the /ay/ sound

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