how to pronounce meningitis


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the above transcription of meningitis 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.

meningitis is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… pneumonia meningitis gas gangrene and …”

meanings of meningitis


  1. Inflammation of the meninges, characterized by headache, neck stiffness and photophobia and also fever, chills, vomiting and myalgia.

meningitis frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word meningitis occurs in english on average 0.5 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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