how to pronounce pharmacy


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the above transcription of pharmacy 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.

pharmacy is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… um your local pharmacy and so those are …”

meanings of pharmacy


  1. A place where prescription drugs are dispensed; a dispensary.
  2. The occupation of a pharmacist.
  3. The science of medicinal substances comprising pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacology, phytochemistry and forensics.

pharmacy frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word pharmacy occurs in english on average 4.5 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.

topics pharmacy 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 pharmacy can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) education, science, and technology;

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