how to pronounce ester


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the above transcription of ester 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.

ester is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… alcohol to form an ester esters are …”

meanings of ester


  1. A compound most often formed by the condensation of an alcohol and an acid, with elimination of water, which contains the functional group carbon-oxygen double bond joined via carbon to another oxygen atom.


  1. A female given name.

ester frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ester 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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