how to pronounce follicle


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the above transcription of follicle 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.

follicle is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and saying make this hair follicle or …”

meanings of follicle


  1. A small cavity or sac, such as a hair follicle.
  2. A type of primitive dry fruit produced by certain flowering plants.

follicle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word follicle 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.

topics follicle can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that follicle can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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