how to pronounce pesticide


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the above transcription of pesticide 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.

pesticide is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… time to get off the pesticide treadmill …”

meanings of pesticide


  1. Anything, especially a synthetic substance but also any substance (e.g. sulfur), or virus, bacterium, or other organism, which kills or suppresses the activities of pests.

pesticide frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pesticide 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.

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