how to pronounce effluent


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effluent is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… their effluent from the wastewater …”

meanings of effluent


  1. A stream that flows out, such as from a lake or reservoir; an outflow; effluence.
  2. Sewage water that has been (partially) treated, and is released into a natural body of water; a flow of any liquid waste.


  1. Flowing out; outflowing.

effluent frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word effluent occurs in english on average 0.3 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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