how to pronounce bacteria


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bacteria is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… disinfected to kill bacteria then that …”

meanings of bacteria


  1. Plural of bacterium.
  2. An oval bacterium, as distinguished from a spherical coccus or rod-shaped bacillus.

bacteria frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word bacteria occurs in english on average 7.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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