how to pronounce chemotherapy


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chemotherapy is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… rounds of chemotherapy and so his worst …”

meanings of chemotherapy


  1. Any chemical treatment intended to be therapeutic with respect to a disease state.
  2. Chemical treatment to kill or halt the replication and/or spread of cancerous cells in a patient.

chemotherapy frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word chemotherapy occurs in english on average 1.8 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 chemotherapy 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 chemotherapy can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

words that rhyme with chemotherapy


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