how to pronounce distill


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distill is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and in my life and distill all those …”

meanings of distill


  1. To exude in small drops.
  2. To extract the essence of; concentrate; purify.
  3. To impart in small quantities.
  4. To subject a substance to distillation.
  5. To undergo or be produced by distillation.
  6. To drip or be wet with.
  7. To trickle down or fall in small drops; ooze out.
  8. To make by means of distillation, especially whisky.
  9. To be manifested gently or gradually.

distill frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word distill 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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