how to pronounce carbon


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the above transcription of carbon 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.

carbon is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… that we breathe out carbon dioxide and …”

meaning of carbon

Carbon is a chemical element that is a nonmetal.

carbon frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word carbon occurs in english on average 12.9 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.

words that rhyme with carbon


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