how to pronounce irritant


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the above transcription of irritant 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.

irritant is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… an irritant it doesn't act very quickly …”

meanings of irritant


  1. Causing irritation or inflammation.
  2. Rendering null and void; conditionally invalidating.


  1. A source of irritation.
  2. Any medication designed to cause irritation.

irritant frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word irritant 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.

topics irritant 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 irritant can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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