[ pruh-pel-uhnt ]
/ prəˈpɛl ənt /
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serving or tending to propel or drive forward.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Origin of propellent
OTHER WORDS FROM propellentnon·pro·pel·lent, adjective, nounun·pro·pel·lent, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH propellentpropellant, propellent
Words nearby propellent
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Example sentences from the Web for propellent
Another achievement was the creation of the explosive and propellent industry.
British Dictionary definitions for propellent
/ (prəˈpɛlənt) /
able or tending to propel
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