how to pronounce abscess


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abscess is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of abscess in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… patient can get an abscess and in those …”

meanings of abscess


  1. A cavity caused by tissue destruction, usually because of infection, filled with pus and surrounded by inflamed tissue.


  1. To form a pus-filled, cavity typically from an infection.

abscess frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word abscess occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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