how to pronounce halogen


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the above transcription of halogen 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.

halogen is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… halo comes from halogen and the hydrogen …”

meanings of halogen


  1. Any element of group 17, i.e. fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine and astatine, which form a salt by direct union with a metal.
  2. A light fixture in which the filament is surrounded by an atmosphere of a halogen gas,.

halogen frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word halogen occurs in english on average 0.2 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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