how to pronounce ingestion


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ingestion is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… events into rituals ingestion digestion …”

meanings of ingestion


  1. The action of ingesting, or consuming something orally, whether it be food, drink, medicine, or other substance. It is usually referred to as the first step of digestion.

ingestion frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ingestion occurs in english on average 0.4 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.

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