how to pronounce alcoholism


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the above transcription of alcoholism is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

alcoholism is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… on the surface about my alcoholism but …”

meanings of alcoholism


  1. A chronic disease caused by compulsive and uncontrollable consumption of alcoholic beverages, leading to addiction and deterioration in health and social functioning.
  2. Acute alcohol poisoning.

alcoholism frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word alcoholism occurs in english on average 2.9 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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