how to pronounce hormone


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hormone is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… but even after hormone therapy …”

meanings of hormone


  1. A synthetic compound with the same activity.
  2. Any substance produced by one tissue and conveyed by the bloodstream to another to effect physiological activity.
  3. Any similar substance in plants.


  1. To treat with hormones.

hormone frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word hormone occurs in english on average 3.4 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 hormone 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 hormone can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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