how to pronounce arsenic


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the above transcription of arsenic 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.

arsenic is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… leeching arsenic incantations and a host …”

meaning of arsenic

Arsenic is a poisonous chemical element.

arsenic frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word arsenic occurs in english on average 0.9 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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