how to pronounce defibrillator


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defibrillator is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… like a defibrillator or a heart helper …”

meanings of defibrillator


  1. An electronic device used internally or externally that delivers a controlled electric shock to a patient to correct ventricular fibrillation, a lack of coordination of the contraction of muscle tissue of the large chambers of the heart.

defibrillator frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word defibrillator occurs in english on average 0.1 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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