how to pronounce bacterium


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of bacterium 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.

bacterium is pronounced in four syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of bacterium

example pitch curve for pronunciation of bacterium


test your pronunciation of bacterium

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of bacterium

video examples of bacterium pronunciation

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

“… virus that took over the bacterium and …”

meanings of bacterium


  1. A single celled organism with cell walls but no nucleus or organelles.

bacterium frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bacterium occurs in english on average 0.3 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.

topics bacterium can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that bacterium can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to bacterium


words that rhyme with bacterium


Did this page help you?