how to pronounce contraceptive


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the above transcription of contraceptive 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.

contraceptive is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… an early IUD contraceptive when it was …”

meanings of contraceptive


  1. That acts to prevent conception as a result of sexual intercourse.


  1. A mechanism or means by which conception as a result of sexual intercourse can be prevented or made less likely.

contraceptive frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word contraceptive occurs in english on average 0.7 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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