how to pronounce intestine


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intestine is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… actually cause the intestine to die …”

meanings of intestine


  1. Depending upon the internal constitution of a body or entity; subjective.
  2. Internal.
  3. Shut up; enclosed.
  4. Domestic; taking place within a given country or region.


  1. One of certain subdivisions of this part of the alimentary canal, such as the small or large intestine in human beings.
  2. The alimentary canal of an animal through which food passes after having passed all stomachs.

intestine frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word intestine occurs in english on average 1 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 intestine 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 intestine can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with intestine


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