how to pronounce cyanide

/ˈsaɪəˌnaɪd/

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the above transcription of cyanide 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.

cyanide frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word cyanide occurs in english on average 2.2 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.

cyanide is pronounced in three syllables

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saɪənaɪd

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

“… with poison pill cyanide pills now these …”

meanings of cyanide

noun:

  1. Potassium cyanide - a water soluble poison.
  2. Any compound containing the -C≡N radical or the C≡N^-1 anion.
  3. Hydrogen cyanide, or cyanide gas - a poisonous gas.

verb:

  1. To treat or poison with cyanide.

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