how to pronounce oxidize


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oxidize is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and the steak will oxidize or dry out …”

meanings of oxidize


  1. To coat something with an oxide.
  2. To increase the valence (or the positive charge) of an element by removing electrons.
  3. To become oxidized.
  4. To combine with oxygen or otherwise make an oxide.

oxidize frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word oxidize occurs in english on average 0.1 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.

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