how to pronounce biodegradable


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the above transcription of biodegradable 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.

biodegradable is pronounced in six syllables

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

“… they're biodegradable all in all I was …”

meanings of biodegradable


  1. Capable of being decomposed by biological activity, especially by microorganisms.


  1. Any material that can be decomposed by biological activity.

biodegradable frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word biodegradable occurs in english on average 0.5 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 biodegradable 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 biodegradable can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with biodegradable


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