how to pronounce lactose


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lactose is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of lactose


  1. The disaccharide sugar of milk and dairy products, C12H22O11, a product of glucose and galactose used as a food and in medicinal compounds.

lactose frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lactose occurs in english on average 1.3 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 lactose 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 lactose can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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