how to pronounce glucose


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the above transcription of glucose 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.

glucose is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… that lowers the amount of glucose in the …”

meanings of glucose


  1. A simple monosaccharide (sugar) with a molecular formula of C6H12O6; it is a principle source of energy for cellular metabolism.

glucose frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word glucose occurs in english on average 3.3 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 glucose 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 glucose can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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