how to pronounce combustion


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the above transcription of combustion 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.

combustion is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… that oxygen plays in combustion and in …”

meanings of combustion


  1. A process wherein a fuel is combined with oxygen, usually at high temperature, releasing heat.
  2. The act or process of burning.
  3. A process where two chemicals are combined to produce heat.
  4. Violent agitation, tumult.

combustion frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word combustion occurs in english on average 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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