how to pronounce lactation


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lactation is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… personally the lactation consultants …”

meanings of lactation


  1. The process of providing the milk to the young; breastfeeding.
  2. The period of time that a mother lactates to feed her young; lactation period.
  3. The secretion of milk from the mammary gland of a female mammal.

lactation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lactation occurs in english on average 0.7 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 lactation 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 lactation can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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