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pill is pronounced in one syllable
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An example use of pill in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… just take this pill and the pill is …”
meanings of pill
A contemptible, annoying, or unpleasant person.
A small, usually round or cylindrical object designed for easy swallowing, usually containing some sort of medication.
Contraceptive medication, usually in the form of a pill to be taken by a woman; an oral contraceptive pill.
Something offensive, unpleasant or nauseous which must be accepted or endured.
A small piece of any substance, for example a ball of fibres formed on the surface of a textile by rubbing.
An inlet on the coast; a small tidal pool or bay.
The peel or skin.
A rounded rectangle indicating the tag or category that an item belongs to.
A comical or entertaining person.
A bullet (projectile).
To be peeled; to peel off in flakes.
To medicate with pills.
To pillage; to despoil or impoverish.
Of a woven fabric surface, to form small matted balls of fiber.
To peel; to remove the outer layer of hair, skin, or bark.
To peel; to make by removing the skin.
To persuade or convince someone of something.
To form into the shape of a pill.
A village in Pill and Easton-in-Gordano parish, North Somerset, Somerset, England (OS grid ref ST5275).
A municipality of Tyrol, Austria.
pill frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR
the word pill occurs in english on average 7.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.