how to pronounce botulism


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the above transcription of botulism 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.

botulism is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… breeding ground for botulism which can …”

meanings of botulism


  1. Poisoning caused by the toxin from Clostridium botulinum, a type of anaerobic bacteria that grows in improperly prepared food.

botulism frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word botulism occurs in english on average 0.1 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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