how to pronounce flammable


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flammable is pronounced in three syllables

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

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meanings of flammable


  1. Subject to easy ignition and rapid flaming combustion.
  2. Capable of burning, especially a liquid.
  3. Easily set on fire.


  1. Any flammable substance.

flammable frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word flammable 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.

words that rhyme with flammable


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