how to pronounce allergy


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allergy is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… the effects of peanut allergy can be …”

meanings of allergy


  1. An antipathy, as toward a person or activity.
  2. Any condition of hypersensitivity to a substance.
  3. A disorder of the immune system causing adverse reactions to substances (allergens) not harmful to most and marked by the body's production of histamines and associated with atopy, anaphylaxis, and asthma.
  4. Altered susceptibility to a first treatment as exhibited in reaction to a subsequent one.

allergy frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word allergy occurs in english on average 5.2 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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